Taufiq is a strategy adviser, political analyst and writer based in Dubai. He writes in a number of forums on the latest geopolitical trends, particularly those pertaining to the Muslim world.
He is the Director of Globesight, an emerging markets strategy company based in the UAE and was also a Visiting Fellow at the Dubai School of Government. He has worked with McKinsey & Company, where he worked on strategy and transformation projects in the public, private and social sectors across the greater Middle East. Previously, he has also worked with the United Nations in Lebanon, Aga Khan Foundation, and National Democratic Institute for International Affairs. He has also served as a dialogue facilitator for Soliya. His work and travels have taken him across the Muslim world.
Taufiq holds a Master's in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and an A.B. from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. You can follow his random thoughts at TheGeopolitico.