Hani Al-Masri, male, a think tank scholar and political commentator, was born in Nablus, Palestine. He obtained bachelor’s degree in commerce from Ain Shams University in Cairo. In 1977, he was Secretary General of Palestinian Revolutionary Communist Party, and in 1981, he worked for Target, a magazine of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. He served as Director General of the publication department at the Palestinian Ministry of Information in 1995 and Director General of the Palestinian Media, Research and Studies Center in 2005. In 2011, he became Director General of the Palestinian Center for Policy Research and Strategic Studies – MASARAT and in 2019, he came to China to attend the Middle East Security Forum held by China Institute of International Studies.