Anna Abuhelal

Head of Communications (maternity leave)

Start date with DI: December 2014

Where I am based: Bristol

What I do: I manage the communications function at DI, including media, digital, publications and editorial, and brand.

Previous experience: I’ve worked in communications and advocacy roles in both the political arena and third sector for the last eight years. Before joining DI, I was based in Palestine working on a human rights project while studying Arabic language at Al-Quds University in Jerusalem. I am a graduate in Economics and Politics from SOAS, University of London, and am currently completing a part-time MRes in Global Political Economy at the University of Bristol.

Likes: Reading, Arabic, stars, mountains, interesting people.

Dislikes: Checking the clock before I go to bed and realising how late it is!