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Noam Ivri Adanani
Noam Ivri Adanani serves as a senior consultant at APCO Worldwide, providing strategic communications guidance and issue monitoring and analysis for the firm’s clients in the technology, energy, petrochemical, business and trade, health care, and global philanthropy sectors. He joined APCO’s Tel Aviv office in 2016, specializing in public affairs and government affairs engagement consulting for multinational clients in navigating the complex and unique Israeli market, as well broader regional and international challenges.
Mr. Ivri Adanani is a contributor to APCO’s thought leadership initiatives, publishing business impact assessments and op-eds on trending technological and geopolitical developments, both on behalf of clients and for APCO’s blog. With extensive professional and academic experience in the Middle East, United States, and Europe, Mr. Ivri Adanani has been involved in a number of worldwide client service offerings in coordination with multiple offices in the APCO network. An avid traveller, Mr. Ivri Adanani has published several essays in policy journals on contemporary political and social trends in places such as North Africa and the Balkans.
Before joining APCO, Mr. Ivri Adanani worked in international development and civil-humanitarian cooperation projects in the Middle East, coordinating infrastructure and relief initiatives among a diverse assortment of stakeholders that included local NGOs, government aid organizations such as USAID, United Nations agencies, and the International Committee of the Red Cross. Mr. Ivri Adanani also spent time as an Arabic and Hebrew translator, and has held research internships at the offices of a Member of Congress, the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and the Embassy of Jordan in Washington, D.C. He also worked as an intelligence analyst at the Levantine Group, providing real-time updates on geopolitical and security-related events in the Middle East.
Mr. Ivri Adanani graduated from The George Washington University with Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and Religious Studies. During his time at university, Mr. Ivri Adanani completed a semester study abroad exchange at Bogazici University in Istanbul. He obtained a certificate in Modern Standard Arabic at the Qasid Institute for Arabic Language in Amman, Jordan. Mr. Ivri Adanani has also completed graduate-level coursework for a master’s degree in modern Middle Eastern and African history from Tel Aviv University.