Ehab Al Shihabi


Ehab Al Shihabi is Senior Fellow in the Edward R. Murrow Center at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. With more than 20 years of experience in international strategic consultant and media outlets, he works with senior executives of major companies to develop and implement their strategic plans and tonhelp companies expand in major markets, including Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas. 

Ehab provides clients with comprehensive tools for understanding and shaping their business, political, legal, regulatory, and media environments. Ehab Al Shihabi has successfully navigated the complex intersection of government, media, and business for a number of organizations in multinational environments. He has worked building this network for nearly a decade and held a variety of positions, including strategic advisor to Al Jazeera Media Network’s director general, executive director of international operations, and interim chief executive officer of Al Jazeera America. He joined the network as deputy managing director of Aljazeera English. During his tenure at Al Jazeera, Al Shihabi headed the launch of Al Jazeera America, Al Jazeera Balkans, and Al Jazeera Turk, and their many digital platforms.