Omayma El Ella

Omayma is a Swedish born Policy and Research Officer at the Muslim Charities Forum (MCF), and holds a BA in War Studies from Kings College London and an MA in Near and Middle Eastern Studies from SOAS. For the past 6 years she has worked in the private and charity sector on a variety of humanitarian and development issues and her work has taken her to the post-conflict environments of Sri Lanka, Libya, Bosnia & Herzegovina and the Central African Republic. Her current research and advocacy work is centred around the issues of counter-terrorism legislation and its effects on humanitarian aid, governance practices of the Muslim charity sector, and conflict transformation and Islamic norms.The views expressed here do not represent the views of the MCF. @omayma_ella