Haytham Mones is a researcher interested in Human Rights, Media, Public Sector reform and eGovernment. He is currently a PhD Candidate at Hertie School of Governance and the cofounder of AkhbarMeter project, the first Egyptian digital media observatory. He holds an MPP from the University of Erfurt in Germany, another MA of Global Citizenship, Identities and Human Rights from the University of Nottingham, UK, and a BSc in Engineering from Cairo University.
His professional experience comprises several positions in public, non-profit and private sectors. Before his PhD, he was an Advisor for GIZ Egypt in Public Sector Reform. He also led various community initiatives in Egypt with a focus on digital participation and human rights, such as Qestas and GlobalMeter.