Jessica Forsythe

Jessica Forsythe is the Deputy Director of Beyond Borders Scotland, where she has been since October 2012. She manages Beyond Borders' rule of law and dialogue projects, covering work in Oman, Bahrain, Georgia, Ukraine as well as the annual Beyond Borders International Festival of Literature and Thought. Prior to joining the Beyond Borders team, Jessica was Operations Manager of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) in London, where she worked for almost 5 years. She holds an MA in International Relations from the University of St Andrews and an MSc in Middle East Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. She is currently studying part-time towards a PhD in Government and Internationals Affairs at Durham University.