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Aziz Amin

Aziz Amin

Governance, Peace & Conflict and Policy Analysis

Associate of The Brenthurst Foundation


Aziz Amin is a seasoned professional with a comprehensive and hands-on background in policy analysis, conflict resolution, security and peacebuilding, research and development, strategic policy and planning, media and strategic communication, governance, political affairs, and socio-political engagement within conflict and post-conflict contexts in Afghanistan and the South Asian region. He holds a Master's degree in Conflict, Development, and Security from Lancaster University in the United Kingdom as a Chevening Scholar, alongside a first-class B.S. in Politics & International Relations.

Amin's professional journey involves collaboration with regional governments, heads of states, and thought leaders. He has assumed roles such as principal secretary and special assistant to a former Afghan President, as well as positions like Deputy Chief Electoral Officer and senior operations and policy advisor for Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission.

He has written extensively for broader public audiences, with his work published in renowned media outlets including Foreign Policy, The National Interest, Foreign Affairs, First Post, The Diplomat, BBC, TRT World, War on the Rocks, Small Wars Journal, Eurasia Review, and The Week, among others.

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