Dina Esfandiary

Dina Esfandiary

Senior Advisor, Middle East and North Africa, International Crisis Group

Areas of expertise

Persian Gulf security and foreign relations, relations between states and non-proliferation in the Middle East


Dr Dina Esfandiary is senior advisor on the Middle East and North Africa at the International Crisis Group.

Previously, she was a fellow in the Middle East department of The Century Foundation and an International Security Program research fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Esfandiary has also worked in the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament programme of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London.