Hani Shukrallah is the Chief Editor of the weekly edition of al-Shorouk (due for publication in December 2013). He is also Senior Editorial Consultant with Welad Elbalad Media Services, which issues nine local weekly newspapers around the country. He is former Managing Editor of Egypt's top newspaper, the daily al-Ahram, and the founder and former Chief Editor of Ahram Online, the English-language news web portal published by the al-Ahram organization. During 2008 and 2009 he was founding co-Chief Editor of the Egyptian daily al-Shorouk, for which he wrote a weekly column. He is also the former Executive Director of the Cairo-based Heikal Foundation for Arab Journalism and former Managing Editor and Chief Editor of the English language al-Ahram Weekly (1991-2005). He wrote a regular column for al-Ahram Weekly for more than 10 years, and has also written for the Guardian, Outlook, (India), al-Hayat (London), and the Journal of Palestine Studies. Shukrallah served as a consultant with the al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, one of the leading think tanks in the Middle East (2005-2008), and was a visiting lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley (spring semester 2006). He is a founding member of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Arab Network for Human Rights Information, and a board member of the Center for Arab and African Studies in Cairo. Shukrallah is author of Egypt, the Arabs and the World: Reflections at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century (AUC Press, 2011).

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