Nadia El-Sebai



Executive Director

As an experienced arts professional with extensive knowledge of the Middle East, Nadia has developed a keen interest and understanding of the ways in which creativity can facilitate inter-cultural dialogue between the UK and the Arab world.

After training as a contemporary jeweller she embarked on a career in cultural relations at the British Council in 2006. She has used her skills and experience to work with arts and cultural relations organisations from bases in the United Kingdom, Syria, Kuwait, and Qatar.

Nadia has an MA in Cultural Heritage and International Development from the University of East Anglia, where she focussed her research on the development of cultural districts in the Arabian Peninsula. She joined the Arab British Centre in May 2015.

To contact Nadia you can e-mail here at: or telephone (+44) 02078321317