Hands On Islamic Art Coordinator

Hugo Cook studied Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at the University of Oxford (BA), and Egyptology at the University of Cambridge (MPhil).

In addition to promoting the work of the Barakat Trust, Hugo is the Tutor of Egyptology at City Lit and the British Museum, and has taught widely about the history and culture of the Middle East. He has a broad range of experiences in the field of Middle Eastern heritage, including many promoting the cultural heritage of the MENA region and generating public engagement in this area of interest. He has written for public periodicals, worked on major documentary series, and created popular educational content for social media with tens of millions of views.