Michael Bush

Michael has a background in Political Economy and over 7 years’ experience working on Civil Society and Peace-Building programmes in South Asia and MENA – including as Team Leader for a large-scale EU Funded Youth and Resilience programme and most recently as British Council’s Director Society, MENA. In this latter role, he has commissioned and overseen a programme working with local civil and media actors across 8 MENA countries on addressing digital conflict drivers, in partnership with the HCPB Hub. He holds a first-class honours degree from the University of Bradford and an MA in Political Economy from the University of Manchester with distinction.