Nussaibah Younis

Nussaibah Younis

Independent consultant on Iraq
Founder, Iraq Leadership Fellows Program

Areas of expertise

Iraqi Politics, Governance, Political Mediation, Stabilisation, Youth Inclusion and Combating Violent Extremism


Nussaibah Younis is an independent consultant on Iran, and founder of Iraq Leadership Fellows Program.

She is an expert on Iraqi politics and an experienced team leader in the development sector with thematic expertise in governance, political mediation, stabilisation, youth inclusion and combating violent extremism. Younis serves as senior advisor to the European Institute of Peace, and as senior consultant to the DT Institute. She is the founder of the Iraq Leadership Fellows Program, which brings together young Iraqi civil society activists and aspiring political leaders for intensive leadership development training. Previously, Younis has been the director of the Task Force on the Future of Iraq at the Atlantic Council, which developed a strategy for US engagement with Iraq beyond the war on ISIS.