Mohammad Hossein Ziya is a strategic consultant and researcher who is actively involved in political and social research, election analysis, and social media campaigns. He is originally from Iran and has served as the chief editor at Saham News (Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi's news website) since 2010. He has previously advised many U.S. organizations on their policy and strategy towards Iran. Prior to moving to the United States, Mohammad managed and advised political campaigns for reformer candidates who succeeded and elected with large margins in the parliamentarian, municipality, and city council elections.

Mechanical Engineer & Bussiness Management, IAU, Iran
Social Studies, Netherlands

Countries of Expertise
Iran & Persian Gulf States

Issues of Expertise
Civil Society & Human Rights, Democracy & Governance, Iran foreign policy, Anti-Corruption, and Social Media

Persian (Farsi)

Contact Information

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