Cameron Bell conducted his Fellowship with IRIS from July 2016 until August 2016.
Before returning to academia, Cameron was an associate for four years to the CIO of leading Arab builder Consolidated Contractors Company, S.A.L., where he specialized in systems analysis. His team developed best practices in the management of project data on a range of megaprojects throughout the Arab region, including LNG terminals, ports, airports, integrated gas developments, and petrochemical facilities. Previously, Cam was special assistant and aide to Dr. Condoleezza Rice, former U.S. Secretary of State. He researched and helped write two New York Times bestselling memoirs for Dr. Rice, in addition to assistance with her global speaking and teaching engagements. Cameron began his career with work at the White House, a hedge fund consultancy, and millennial media company Mic. He is a member of the Oxford Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies Forum (OxGAPS) and the American-Australian Leadership Dialogue.
Cameron is a Master of Public Policy candidate, Balliol College, at the University of Oxford, and a Master of Science candidate, construction engineering and management at Stanford University. He holds a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, from Stanford University as well, including coursework at Qatar University, where he focused on U.S. foreign policy.