Edhem Fočo studied law at the International Islamic University in Kuala Lumpur and has lived in Asia for nearly twenty years. As the initiator of the idea to bring Al Jazeera brand to this region, he was one of the founders of Al Jazeera Balkans, a news channel surpassing the boundaries of the turbulent Balkan region whose work and success are recognized through a great number of awards. During his business career, Edhem gained considerable experience in various business sectors such as Consultancy, Oil and Gas, Food and Beverages, as well as Investments, through which he established himself as an experienced manager and a visionary. He participated in many international conferences dealing with media, economy and Middle East politics. Today Edhem is the Director of Al Jazeera Network d.o.o. Sarajevo and Director of the Al Jazeera Balkans Documentary Film Festival (AJB DOC) one of the most important documentary film festivals in Eastern Europe.