Nur is a Senior Project Manager at GPG with extensive experience implementing governance programmes in complex and challenging contexts in the Middle East and Africa. She is currently overseeing GPG’s project in Sudan which is supporting the effective functioning of the new civilian led transitional government that has formed after the fall of former regime. Previous to this she worked with the national parliament in bringing about positive change to their way of work, including enabling politicians to tackle human rights issues, such as freedom of religion and belief, more effectively.
Through working at the highest levels of national and local governments, parliaments, and civil society, Nur has been able to work across multiple policy areas including human rights, post conflict reconciliation and peace building, local governance/decentralisation, and effective citizen inclusion in decision making processes.
Prior to joining GPG, Nur was an intern at Minority Rights Group International in London where she supported the organisation of international training events that aimed to advocate the rights of religious minorities across the Middle East and North Africa region.
Nur holds a BA in Politics and International Relations from Royal Holloway, University of London.
She is fluent in both English and Arabic and has a basic knowledge of French.