Christine Straßmaier is vice-chairwoman of MEIA Research. In addition, she has been working for several years as a security and intelligence
analyst on the Middle East in the law enforcement, humanitarian and private sector. Her focus lies on strategic foresight and analysis, especially with regards to the evolution of conflict and
armed actors in the region.
Ms. Strassmaier lived for several years in Syria and Jordan, in addition to regular work assignments in numerous other countries in the region.
She holds a master's degree in political science, international law, and social anthropology from the Ludwig Maximilian University Munich and a diploma in
Arabic from the University of Damascus, Syria.