Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi is a United Arab Emirates-based columnist whose articles have appeared in several notable publications.
Al Qassemi is also a prominent commentator on Arab affairs on Twitter. Rising in prominence during the Arab Spring, his tweets became a major news source, rivalling the major news networks at the time. TIME magazine listed him in the ‘140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2011’.
Al Qassemi is the founder of the Barjeel Art Foundation, an independent initiative established to contribute to the intellectual development of the art scene in the Arab region by building a prominent and publicly accessible art collection in the United Arab Emirates.