Siamak Namazi

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Siamak Namazi, was a Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow from November 2005–February 2006 at the National Endowment for Democracy.

"Mr. Siamak Namazi is managing director of Atieh Bahar Consulting, Iran's premier private consulting firm, and serves on the editorial board of Iran Strategic Focus, a monthly publication that features news and analysis of political and economic developments in Iran. He has published numerous articles in major Middle Eastern journals, contributed chapters to several books, and has served as editor of Iran Quarterly Report, Iran Energy Focus, and Iran Focus. Mr. Namazi devoted his fellowship to a comparative study of different models of economic reform and their impact on political development, as well as the role of the private sector in promoting good governance." [1]

"Mr. Namazi comes to Atieh Bahar after several years with one of the leading Competitive Intelligence firms based out of the US. He has worked or studied in the United States, Iran, Egypt and Kenya. He holds a BA in International Relations from Tufts University and an MS in Planning from Rutgers University, where he studied under a Russell Fellowship. Furthermore, Mr. Namazi served a stint as a visiting scholar in the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC. He is fluent in English and Persian." [2]

In 2005, he was a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. [3]

He is also a founding member of the Canada-based NGO, the International Association of Iranian Managers. [4]

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  1. Former Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow's, NED, accessed July 24, 2007.
  2. Management, Atieh Bahar Consulting, accessed July 24, 2007.
  3. Iran After the Presidential Elections: Continuity or Change?, Wilson Center, accessed July 24, 2007.
  4. Young Global Leaders, Young Global Leaders, accessed July 24, 2007.