Al Hayat, London
Baria Alamuddinis the Foreign Editor of Al Hayat newspaper and the Editor of Media Services Syndicate. She is an award winning journalist and has interviewed numerous heads of state including King Hamad Bin IssaAlkhalifa, President Hosni Moubarak, King Hussain of Jordan, Prime Minister Tony Blair, President Bill Clinton, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and President Fidel Castro. She has been the President of the IAC (International Arab Charity) since 2004 and is a member of the advisory board of the Tallberg Forum in Sweden.
Baria was a News Anchor for Lebanese Television and also makes numerous appearances, as an analyst on Middle Eastern affairs, on CNN International and American Edition. BBC, Sky News, ITN, CNBC, Al-Arabia, Al-Jazeera, Al-Jazeera International, Abu Dhabi Television, LBC and other TV channels. She was also the in-house analyst for CNN during the 2003 Iraq war.
Baria is now the CEO of a media strategy and training company. She has provided coaching in leadership and effective communication to a number of senior government officials in several countries.