Dr. Almut Besold

Project Director Philippines Friedrich Naumann Foundation

Short vita

Since August 2018, Dr. Almut Besold is the Head of Office for Indonesia and Malaysia. She studied Arabic Studies, Political Sciences and Religious Studies with a focus on the Arab world and Islam at the University of Leipzig, Germany. From 2000 to 2003 she did her Ph.D. on the international sanctions against Libya. From 2004 to 2013 she was working as a lecturer at the Oriental Institute of the University of Leipzig. In 2007/ 08 Almut was on leave and worked for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). From 2014 to 2018 she headed FNF´s Country Office in Pakistan.