Ayman is originally from Gaza, Palestine. He is a qualified teacher and holds a Masters degree in Peace, Conflict and Development from The University of Jaume I (Spain). In 2008, he completed his undergraduate degree in Education in Gaza after which he worked for Islamic Relief Worldwide, engaging directly in field work with children exposed to trauma. Throughout his career, he has participated in various training programmes and worked with several international organisations including UNESCO Paris and UNESCO Palestine. He is particularly interested in inclusive education and education in emergencies. Ayman has experience with community-based education projects in post-conflict contexts and working with people with disabilities on inclusion initiatives. Ayman speaks Arabic, English and French.