Ayoub is Consultant at VVA Brussels Economics & Policy.
Since he joined VVA, Ayoub was involved in a variety of projects and activities for clients such as the European Commission, the European GNSS Agency, the European Union Agency for the Space Program and National Telecommunication Regulators. His work contributes to market assessments, building cost-benefit as well as expert interviews and undertaking data collection and desk research activities for information gathering, and he is also involved in coordination with stakeholders and partners.
Ayoub is building knowledge in the area of telecommunication regulations and Spectrum, Market intelligence and space technologies, including European GNSS market. Moreover, he has advanced knowledge in EU governance, in particular analysing the relationship between the EU and the national/regional actors (including private actors and NGOs).
Ayoub has two master degrees. He graduated from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium and holds a MA in European Political and Governance Studies. In addition, he has an Advanced MA in European studies obtained from the European Institute (CIFE IE•EI).
A bilingual Arabic and French speaker, in addition to English, he possesses an intermediate level of Spanish and Italian. He is currently learning Mandarin and Russian.
In his free time he enjoys organising social events ( i.e., languages exchange meetings, cross-cultural events, etc.), exploring different parts of the world, practicing singing and learning the guitar.