Foad Forghani is the founder and owner of Forghani Negotiations. As a negotiation expert, he advises German and international companies and institutions in preparing for and implementing demanding and complex negotiations. Mr. Forghani gained negotiation experience from sensitive economic situations, has assisted companies in cases involving kidnappings and extortion, and has supported government authorities in political negotiations. He has published two books on the art of negotiation, and he has made media appearances and spoken on the role of a ghost negotiator. Mr. Forghani holds a postgraduate certificate in business administration from Herriot Watt University in Edinburgh.