Hanna holds a Masters Degree in Political Science (Pol. Mag.) from Lund University and conducted her final thesis research in Morocco. She has extensive knowledge and experience regarding the Middle East and North Africa region having previously worked at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs’ MENA Department and at the Institute since 2005. Hanna was Head of the Institute’s regional office in Amman 2011 -2012 and is now Programme Officer based in Lund.