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Thomas Helm

Staff Opinion Writer

Abu Dhabi

Thomas Helm is an opinion writer at The National. Before joining, he worked in the British parliament as a researcher at CMEC, a Middle East research council that connects the world of British politics with the MENA region. He graduated from SOAS in 2019 with a BA in Arabic and Persian. As well as London and Abu Dhabi, Thomas has lived and worked in Egypt and Iran.