Hanna Notte
Hanna Notte consults the Shaikh Group on matters related to Russia. She holds a PhD on Russian foreign policy in the Middle East from the University of Oxford (St. Antony's College), from where she received an MPhil in International Relations in 2014. She spent a year between 2015-2016 in Moscow as an "Alfa Fellowship" scholar with the Carnegie Moscow Center and the Institute of Oriental Studies. 

Hanna holds a BA in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge and worked at Goldman Sachs' London offices as a strategic equity analyst from 2010-2012. She is a German national who is fluent in Russian and conversant in Arabic and French.