Ambassador Omar Samad
Former Afghanistan Ambassador to France (2009-11), Canada (2004-09) and Belgium/European Union (2015 designate).
Former Senior Advisor to Afghan Chief Executive (2014-2015) and Foreign Ministry Spokesperson (2001-2004)
Current non-resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council (since 2018), former Senior Expert with USIP (2012-13) and Senior Fellow with New America Foundation (2013-14) in Washington D.C.
CEO of Silkroad Consulting (since 2015)
M.A. degree in International Relations from Fletcher School (tufts University) and B.A. in Communications from the American University (USA).
Fluent in English, French, Farsi-Dari, Pashto.