Ahmed Eleiba holds a BA in political science from Cairo University and is currently an MA student at the Graduate Institute in Geneva where he studies international affairs. He joined swisspeace in April 2016 as a Program Assistant at the Mediation Program. Before that, he worked as a program officer at the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation’s office in Egypt, and as a political specialist at the US Embassy in Cairo, as well as with UNDP and IOM country operations.