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Alyasa Abbas

Alyasa Abbas

Doha Debates Ambassador 2023

Nabila Abbas

Nabila Abbas

Doha Debates Ambassador 2024

Kamran Abbasi

Kamran Abbasi

Doctor and journalist

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Australian Author

Muhammad Abduhoo

Muhammad Abduhoo

Doha Debates Ambassador 2022

Muhammad Abdullah

Muhammad Abdullah

Doha Debates Ambassador 2024

Ewaru Abel

Ewaru Abel

Doha Debates Ambassador 2023

Hossam Abo Shammallah

Hossam Abo Shammallah

Doha Debates Ambassador 2024

Yana Abu Taleb

Yana Abu Taleb

Jordanian director of EcoPeace Middle East

Ranneme Abu-Hajar

Ranneme Abu-Hajar

Doha Debates Ambassador 2024

Yilmaz Acar

Yilmaz Acar

Doha Debates Ambassador 2023

Duaa Adnan

Duaa Adnan

Doha Debates Ambassador 2024

Cornelis Jacobs

Cornelis Jacobs

Consultant

About Cornelis Jacobs

Since 2018, Cornelis has been a consultant at Doha Debates, predominantly as an executive producer of its two flagship series. He is also an award-winning media entrepreneur with expertise in law, technology and brand strategy. In 2014, Cornelis co-founded Storytegic, a boutique agency specializing in brand strategy and design with a focus on media, design and journalism. Among its notable achievements was the redesign of the logo for the Eurovision Song Contest.

Cornelis pursued financial law at Erasmus University in Rotterdam and corporate law at VU University in Amsterdam, graduating cum laude. Though not currently practicing law, his legal background informs his approach to business and media. As a media fellow at Duke University, Cornelis embarked on an in-depth research project focused on the future of news, specifically investigating the transformation of the news industry and conducting an ethical inquiry into journalism traditions in a digital age.

Cornelis is committed to facilitating impactful conversations in the dynamic world of media and debate, and he brings a passion for global discourse to his role at Doha Debates.