Ezzat Ibrahim Youssef is Editor-in-Chief of Al-Ahram Weekly and the English portal, Ahram Online. Al-Ahram Weekly is the largest Weekly English newspaper in Egypt and one of the most influential papers in the Middle East. Ezzat is also a member of the board of directors at Al-Ahram Establishment.
Previously, he was the Managing Editor of Al-Ahram 2014-2017 and served as the bureau chief in Washington D.C. and New York from 2009-2013, during which he focused on American and Egyptian relations. After advising a U.S. Congressman for six months on Middle East issues as a Congressional Fellow in 2004 and as a Fellow at The Brookings Institution, Ezzat returned to Egypt to report on his country’s first multi-candidate presidential election.