Senior Consultant, Pechter Polls; Researcher, Global Policy Institute
Qutaiba Idlbi is a senior consultant with Pechter Polls, specializing in aid and security, and a researcher at the Global Policy Institute working on policy and advanced education in the Middle East. He co-founded and was vice president of People Demand Change, an aid and development firm working in conflict areas in Syria, Yemen, and Lebanon. Since leaving Syria, Idlbi has supported numerous Syrian political and humanitarian efforts and promoted refugee awareness through speaking engagements across the United States. He has completed fellowships with the US State Department’s Leaders for Democracy Fellows Program and the International Republican Institute and was part of a peace exchange program with the Dalai Lama.