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Alex Warren  

Author, businessman and Expert of Middle East and Africa

Alex Warren is director of the consultancy firm Frontier Middle East and Africa. He lived in several countries in the region, including Tunisia, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates, before co-founding Frontier in 2008 and specialising in Libya. Alex has travelled and worked all over Libya, gaining a rare insight and understanding of the country and the final years of the Gaddafi regime. He has also worked on research projects spanning politics, economics and society across many other countries in the Arabic-speaking world, including Syria, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Oman and Yemen.

Alex is the co-author of a forthcoming book, The Battle for the Arab Spring, to be published by Yale in 2012. He has also written and commented widely on the Middle East and North Africa, having contributed to Foreign Policy, The Guardian, Oxford Analytica, the Economist Intelligence Unit, Euromoney and the Yorkshire Post, as well as presenting to and participating in meetings of the Libya Working Group at the Chatham House think-tank during 2011.

Alex holds a degree in languages from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge and now lives in London.


  • Expert of the Middle East and North Africa

  • Politic, Economy and Society


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