Niveen Waheesh

Niveen Waheesh
MENA Editorial
Cairo

A journalist with more than 20 years experience covering Egypt, Niveen has written on a wide range of economic and political topics, regularly interviewing ministers, policy makers, executives and thought leaders for publications including Al Ahram Weekly, as the Economics Editor for Egypt’s most widely circulated newspaper. Niveen has served as Director of Communications for the Economic Research Forum, a think tank producing research tackling the MENA region’s most pressing economic challenges, and Media Advisor to USAID. During her varied career, Niveen has also focused on covering news on Syria. She has built a deep network of contacts across policy, academic and business circles, and developed expertise in organising events and producing outreach material.