Ameer Alsamman joined the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council as a Director in November of 2020. In this capacity, Ameer leads the Business Council’s efforts in the health care/pharmaceutical, financial services, and outer space verticals.
Previously, Ameer was at the United Nations Department of Global Communications, where he focused on social media strategy and outreach in the Middle East and spearheaded a successful campaign to spread awareness regarding the Sustainable Development Goals. Prior to that, Ameer spent his summers as an English teacher at the Former Honorary British Consulate in Lattakia, Syria, where he taught conversational and grammatical skills and public speaking to a broad array of students of different ages and backgrounds. Ameer also worked to help organize a charity that would provide warm meals during the holy month of Ramadan to internally displaced persons in Syria.
Ameer holds a Bachelors in International Affairs and Political Science from the Lebanese American University with a minor in Legal Studies and a Masters in International Law from SOAS, University of London. He is fluent in 3 dialects of Arabic, and is currently working to improve his Spanish before embarking on a journey to learn Mandarin.
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