Former Ambassador to the Republic of Tunisia
Professor of Political Sociology at the American University in Cairo, and Chairman of the Board, Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies
Alan Goulty retired in 2008 after 40 years service in the British Diplomatic Service, including postings as Ambassador to Tunisia (2004-8) and Sudan (1995-9), and as the UK Special Representative for Sudan (2002-4) and Darfur (2005-6), when he led the UK team in the Naivasha and Abuja peace talks. He was Director (Assistant Secretary-equivalent) for the Middle East and North Africa in t...
A longtime human rights activist, he is keenly interested in the democratization of the Arab world.