Ayman Safadi has been involved in Middle Eastern politics through out his professional career.
As a journalist, a public servant and a politician, he has dealt with some of the region's most challenging issues.
Mr. Safadi is currently CEO of Path Arabia, a political and communication strategy group, which he founded in Abu Dhabi earlier this year.
He is a former deputy prime minister, minister of state and spokesperson for the government of Jordan, and a former advisor to His Majesty King Abdullah 11.
Mr. Safadi began his professional career in journalism and communications in the mid-1980s before moving into politics and then management. He has reported and commented on Middle Eastern affairs for regional and international media and has edited a number of newspapers, including the Jordan Times and Al-Ghad, in which he still writes a weekly column.
Mr. Safadi has also served as CEO of Abu Dhabi Media Company and Director General of Jordan Radio and Television Corporation. In 2004, he served as spokesman for The United Nations Assistance Mission to Iraq.
Mr. Safadi has an M.A. in International Journalism from Baylor University in Waco, Texas and a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Yarmouk University.