Advisory Board

Our members of the Advisory Board are eminent leaders of the civil society who provide intellectual support to the Foundation and share their valuable expertise in organizational development voluntarily.

Dr. Atilla Yayla​

Dr. Atilla Yayla is a Turkish political scientist and a leading proponent of liberal democracy in Turkey. He is the founding member of Association for Liberal Thinking in Turkey. He is the author of more than 20 books. He is currently a professor of political science in Istanbul Medipol University.

Dr. Hicham El Moussaoui

Dr. Hicham El Moussaoui is a Professor of Economics at the University of Sultan Moulay Slimane, Morocco. His Research fields incorporate: cooperation in social dilemmas, economic analysis of institutions and development, incentives, economic freedom and Islamic economics.

Dr. Syed Kamall

Dr. Syed Kamall is a former British academic and the Chairman of the European Conservatives and Reformists, the third largest of the eight political groups, in the European Parliament.  He is the first Muslim to be elected as a political group leader and is the most senior elected British politician in the EU. Syed became a Conservative Member of the European Parliament (MEP) in May 2005. He is a Visiting Fellow at Leeds University Business School. Syed is passionate about community-led non-state solutions to tackling poverty. He has also spoken and written about tackling radicalisation in local communities. Dr. Kamall is one of the founding members of Istanbul Network for Liberty.