Radi Suudi is a political scientist and consultant, specialized in diversity and inclusion. He has a Dutch/Palestinian background: his father Musa Suudi- el Alami, a former newsreader at BBC World Service who was born in Jerusalem in a Arab-Muslim family that has had a presence in Jerusalem for nearly 400 years.
Radi obtained his masters in political science from the University of Amsterdam. From 1992 to 1995 he was coordinator of the National Bureau of LSOBA, the National Foreign Migrants Organization. In this capacity he was involved in the restructuring of the national minority organizations, under the direct auspices of the minister of Welfare. This led to the founding of the government funded Dutch expertise centre FORUM Institute for Multicultural Development.
Between 1995 and 1999 Radi Suudi was manager Publicity and Research at FORUM. Since 1999 Radi has been as a partner at Jaffar Consultancy. (www.jaffar.nl) He has extensive experience in developing strategic policy for institutions and organizations and has worked in an advisory and consulting role for most of the Dutch government ministries.
Furthermore, Radi worked at Dutch public television and radio as an interviewer of national politicians, artists, scholars and opinion leaders. Radi Suudi is regularly asked to lead debates and chair meetings. He has also since more than thirty years been a frequent commentator in many radio and television programmes on developments in the Middle East, in particular the Palestine- Israel conflict.