WFSJ Board Members


Mohammed Yahia – Past-President

Executive editor of Nature Publishing Group in the Middle East

Mohammed has been a science journalist for more than 10 years. For the past seven years, he has been working with Nature Research – Middle East, part of Springer Nature, where he launched the Nature Middle East regional portal focusing on science and science-related news from the Arab world. He now works with the editorial teams of all Springer Nature publications in the Middle East and Africa, including Nature Arabic Edition and For Science, the Arabic version of Scientific American.

Mohammed was one of the founders of the Arab Science Journalists Association (ASJA) and has worked closely with the association to promote science journalism in the region. He is currently vice-president of the ASJA.

Since the start of his career in science journalism, he has been closely involved in the activities of the WFSJ. He was one of the organizers of WCSJ2011 in Doha, Qatar. He put together the conference’s website and also managed the team doing the news coverage during the event. He was also closely involved with SjCOOP and held several training sessions during those meetings.