Primoz Manfreda

Politics Expert


M.A., Near and Middle Eastern Studies, London University


  • M.A., Near and Middle Eastern Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies at the London University. 
  • Director of Business Development/Operations, The United Kingdom, The PRS Group, Inc.
  • Associate The United Kingdom, newsfirst-mediabrief
  • Former policy analyst at International Council on Security and Development


Primoz Manfreda is a former writer for ThoughtCo, who wrote about Middle Eastern News and Issues for two years. He is a researcher and political risk analyst, advising clients on political and economic trends in the Middle East. Primoz is the Director of Business Development/Operations at the PRS Group, a leading US provider of global political risk services. Since 2012, he has also been an associate at newsfirst-mediabrief, providing news monitoring services to governments.

He produces reports on political developments in the Middle East with a forecast on likely future trends and has covered almost every country in the Levant, the Gulf, and North Africa. Primoz also spent two years as an analyst at a UK think-tank, conducting research on security and development in southern Afghanistan, and co-managing youth employment programs in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).


Primoz received an MA in Near and Middle Eastern Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the London University. 

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