Country-Driven and Customized Government Relations Plans
Ms. Dahan provides clients with complex government relations plans and guides them on how to expand and tailor their operations, with a focus on the Middle East and Africa.
Elizabeth Dahan is a Vice President of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm. As part of the Albright Stonebridge Middle East and Africa teams, Ms. Dahan helps clients navigate political and business challenges in Iraq, the Persian Gulf and North Africa. She also works with the firm’s Managing Board on a range of core initiatives, including strategic growth plans and business development.
Ms. Dahan has been working at the center of public policy, commerce and international relations for the last decade. Prior to joining Albright Stonebridge in 2006, Ms. Dahan worked closely with the Foreign Minister of the State of Qatar, utilizing her contacts in the foreign policy and congressional communities to develop and manage his relationships with government and opinion leaders in Western Europe and the U.S.
Working with a team in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, she also launched and managed a strategic messaging campaign to enhance Qatar’s image abroad and moved to Qatar in early 2005.
Previously, she served as Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff for Senator Thomas Daschle, the Democratic Leader of the U.S. Senate. In addition to working on key policy initiatives, she coordinated and developed messaging for the Democratic legislative campaign for the U.S. Senate in 2004.
From 2001 to 2003, Ms. Dahan worked as a Research Associate at the Council on Foreign Relations, where among other projects she edited and supervised Senator Warren B. Rudman’s Task Force on Emergency Responders. Ms. Dahan began her career as a Research Assistant at The World Bank Group.
Ms. Dahan has a Masters in Politics from New York University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where she continues to serve as a Teaching Assistant for the School’s Finance in the Middle East and North Africa modular course in the UAE. She graduated from The George Washington University with a dual-B.A. in International Affairs and Spanish Literature.
Ms. Dahan is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Chair of the Board of Community Bridges, a non-profit that provides leadership programs for young diverse girls in the Washington, DC metro area. She is fluent in Spanish.