Alexander Werman is a political and security risk analyst focusing on the Middle East and North Africa region. In his current role at The Cohen Group, he advises companies on market entry and strategic risk in the Middle East. From 2019 to 2021, he lived in Dubai and worked at Control Risks, a global specialist risk consultancy, where he led the company’s research on Jordan, Israel, Libya, and the Palestinian Territories. Before Control Risks, Alexander studied Arabic in Jordan and was a contributing writer for the Jordan Times newspaper. He holds a Master of Arts in Security Policy Studies from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University.