Suleiman Amanzad | COO

Suleiman brings nearly nine years of media and communications experience to his role. Backed with a Business Management degree from the American University of Afghanistan, he has served as Rumi’s Creative Director for a range of projects. Suleiman has produced more than 20 short features and documentary films and has led the team on content development in graphics and brand-building for high-recall campaigns for a range of clients, including the Presidential Palace. Prior to joining Rumi, Suleiman was a documentary filmmaker. His documentary depicting his life journey during the war and beyond, The Light in the Cave, was screened at international film festivals including the Open City London Film Festival, Bayside Australia Film Festival, and AUTUMN Human Rights Film Festival. Suleiman is a recipient of an AMENDS Fellowship in 2014 and participated in the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange Study (YES) Program in 2009. He is fluent in Dari and English and has a working knowledge of Pashto and Hindi.