Our Team

A highly qualified team

SALMAN SHAIKH
SALMAN SHAIKH
FOUNDER & CEO

Salman Shaikh is the Founder and CEO of The Shaikh Group (TSG). Before establishing TSG he was the director of the Brookings Doha Centre (2011-2015), where his research ...

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SAM PUMBLY
SAM PUMBLY
SENIOR POLITICAL OFFICER

Samuel Plumbly is a Political Officer with The Shaikh Group (TSG), focusing on its Syria Track II Dialogue Initiative. Prior to joining TSG he worked with the International Organization for...

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SULEMAN EL-DALAK
SULEMAN EL-DALAK
OFFICE & EVENTS MANAGER

Before Suleman El-dalak joined The Shaikh Group (TSG) as an Office and Events Manager, he worked at Thomson Reuters as Financial Data Analyst (2009 - 2015) were he focused on handling ...

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ELENI FASOULA
ELENI FASOULA
FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

Eleni is the Financial Controller of The Shaikh Group (TSG) Track II Syria Initiative. She is responsible for internal financial monitoring and control as well as for business development ...

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YANNIS PALLIKARIS
YANNIS PALLIKARIS
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Yannis Pallikaris is the Chief Operating Officer of The Shaikh Group (TSG). Before joining TSG, Pallikaris was a consultant to the Brookings Doha ...

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DR. HANNA NOTTE
DR. HANNA NOTTE
POLITICAL OFFICER

Hanna Notte supports TSG's Syria Track II Dialogue Initiative, as well as the organisation's Middle East Strategic Dialogue. She holds a DPhil on Russian-US cooperation

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NIKOS VASILEIADIS
NIKOS VASILEIADIS
FINANCIAL COORDINATOR

Nikos Vasileiadis is the Financial Coordinator of The Shaikh Group's (TSG) Track II Syria Initiative. He is an Electrical Engineering graduate of Democritus University of Thrace in Greece with a MSEE from YSU in Ohio, USA and a MBA ...

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JOHN BELL
JOHN BELL
PROJECT LEAD, TSG MIDDLE EAST STRATEGIC DIALOGUE

John Bell has worked for over 25 years on Middle East politics, policy development and mediation. Today, he is Director and Co-Founder of The Conciliators Guild...

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DIMA NAAMAN
SENIOR POLITICAL OFFICER

Dima Naaman is a Senior Political Officer at The Shaikh Group (TSG). Before joining TSG, Naaman worked with the Foreign and Common ...

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FIRAS MASRI
FIRAS MASRI
POLITICAL OFFICER

Firas Masri is a political officer with The Shaikh Group (TSG), working on the Syria Track II Dialogue Initiative. Before joining TSG, he was a research assistant at the Brookings Doha Center...

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SANDRA NEMR
SANDRA NEMR
EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Sandra Nemr has joined The Shaikh Group (TSG) in March 2016 as an Executive Administrative Assistant in our office located in Limassol, Cyprus; bringing with her 11 years of experience working for private ...

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