"Prof. Adel Safty is former Head of UN Mission, president of the UN Leadership conferences, and founder of the UNESCO Chair of Leadership. He is founding President of the School of Government and Leadership at the University of Bahcesehir, Istanbul, and elected President of the Global Leadership Forum.
"He holds a degree in law from the University of London, and Master's Degree and a doctorate in Political Science from the University of Paris. He is also a graduate of the leadership programs of the Center for Creative Leadership in North Carlonia and of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
"He is author-editor of 14 books the most recent of which is his Leadership and Democracy (IPSL Press: New York, 2004), endorsed by former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros Ghali and by Lord Frank Judd, of the Council of Europe.“ 
- Director, Academy for Educational Development
- "Biography", Accessed January 2007.