Taking into account complex political and economic landscapes, Ms. Yassaee assists clients with competitor tracking and works with them to identify their strategic advantages, particularly in the Middle East, Turkey and East Asia.
Fariba Yassaee is a Vice President of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, where she has a particular regional focus on the Middle East, Turkey and East Asia.
Ms. Yassaee specializes in assisting clients to gain competitive advantage in the marketplace; establish on-the-ground political, corporate and non-governmental partnerships; and resolve regulatory and political disputes on a range of issues from customs regulations to EU Accession. She also coordinated former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s activities in her capacity as Chair of the Group of Experts on NATO’s New Strategic Concept.
Prior to joining Albright Stonebridge Group, Ms. Yassaee held various positions in the international relations field, working on foreign policy and national security from a range of perspectives.
She was a Graduate Fellow for the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, a Research Fellow for the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars – Middle East Program and a Teaching Assistant to Dr. Albright.
Ms. Yassaee attended the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, where she received her M.S. degree in U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security. She earned her B.A. in Economics at Cornell University.
Ms. Yassaee speaks Farsi and French.