Jakob Erle, Ph.D. (Mag.art.) Cultural Sociology, is an expert in democracy development, assistance for development of political parties and citizenship processes through dialogue.
He has a background in non-formal adult-education in the Danish Folk High Schools and an established experience in management and development of non-governmental organizations.
From 2011 - 2014 he was the Director of the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute in Cairo – an intergovernmental organization working for better political and cultural life in Europe and the Arab World. He has a thorough knowledge of and interest in the transition processes that started in Egypt in 2011.