Saad Hammadi

Advisor, Freedom of Expression

Saad Hammadi is an advisor at Tech Global Institute and a seasoned human rights advocate. He currently serves as a Policy Researcher at Project Ploughshares, focusing on space governance within international law frameworks. He also advises UN Special Rapporteur, Irene Khan, on freedom of opinion and expression. Previously, Saad worked as the South Asia Campaigner at Amnesty International, criticizing restrictive legislation globally. Notably, he independently won a legal battle against Bangladesh Police under the Right to Information Act, challenging weaponization of the now defunct Digital Security Act to target and harass critical voices. Saad's works and comments have been featured in prominent international media outlets, including The Guardian, Washington Post, Ottawa Citizen, Financial Times, The Globe and Mail, TIME, Foreign Policy, New York Times, DW, BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera and NPR. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Global Governance from the University of Waterloo.