Kai Kamei

Senior Programme Analyst

Kai began as an intern in August 2017 and joined the team full-time as a programme analyst in February 2018. Kai’s interest in the perceptions and experiences of asylum seekers and refugees was shaped by her master’s programme, during which she conducted in-depth interviews with refugee communities in the UK and Egypt. In addition to this, Kai has extensive voluntary experience in aid distribution and educational programmes with refugees in Edinburgh, Cairo, and Calais. She holds a master's in advanced Arabic from Edinburgh University and a bachelor's in political science and Arabic from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).