Husam Zomlot grew up in a Muslim family in Gaza. He served as a representative of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation to the UK from 2003 – 2008. He is a visiting fellow at Harvard University.
He served as a PLO representative to the UK from 2003 to 2008; holds a PhD degree in economics from the University of London; an MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics; and a BA in Economics and Political Science from Birzeit University.
Dr. Zomlot specializes in international peace-building and post-conflict reconstruction programs. His work experience includes the United Nations, the Oxford Research Group, the London School of Economics and the Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute.
At the University of London, he has lectured on the topic of political economy, and he has also co-authored several UN reports, participated in various research projects, international and regional conferences, and contributed to published books.
His most recent contribution was published in a book entitled “State Formation in Palestine: Viability and Governance during a Social Transformation.