Nadia Turki is an accomplished international journalist, writer, poet and academic, Ms. Al Turki writes in three languages and has an excellent command of both French and English. With a background deeply rooted in the media, she is a seasoned expert who has worked with, among others, Asharq Al-Awsat, Sterling University, Al Arab News, and Saudi Research and Publishing. She was president and founder of the International Academy of Media and Diplomacy (IAMD). Nadia participates in several radio and television programmes on a regular basis and contributes as a political analyst, mainly for the BBC Arabic service. She is a regular participant in London-based BBC Arabic features such as 7 Days, Open Agenda and Talk Time.