Head of Middle East Desk

Naser Schruf

Arabic News Service - Deutsche Welle

Dr. Naser Schruf has been head of the Arabic Service at the German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle since May 2014. Between 2005 and 2007, Dr. Schruf served as editor-in-chief of DW's Arabic website and then moved to head the department of distribution and international cooperation in Africa and the Middle East at the same company. 

Dr. Schruf was born in Palestine and relocated to Germany in 1994, where he earned his master's degree and PhD in German philology and literature. He has lectured at Mainz University in Germany before he moved to the media sector in 2005. 

Dr. Schruf will be speaking during Session 4 entitled "Business Unusual".