Ismail Cidic

Senior Associate | Strategic Communications
Washington, D.C. |

Ismail specializes in media and government relations, issue advocacy and foreign policy. He works across a range of sectors in public affairs, strategic communications, media outreach and public policy initiatives.

Previously, Ismail served as president of the Bosnian Advocacy Center, a Sarajevo-based NGO that advocates for a free, sovereign, democratic and secular Bosnia and Herzegovina. In that role, he liaised with heads of states, U.S. policymakers, European parliamentarians and other government officials to advance policy goals.

Originally from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ismail currently resides in Washington, D.C., with his wife and daughter.

Notable Works

  • Ismail regularly appears on the media circuit and has published op-eds and political commentary in major international outlets such as CNN, Al Jazeera English, Middle East Eye, Just Security and more.