Keumars Afifi-Sabet, The Week UK

Keumars Afifi-Sabet is a freelance writer at The Week Digital, and is the technology editor on Live Science, another Future Publishing brand. An NCTJ-qualified journalist who specialises in technology and current affairs, his path into journalism began at university. He immersed himself in student media while studying for a degree in biomedical sciences at Queen Mary University of London. After graduating, Keumars wrote for a variety of local and national publications as a freelancer, including The Independent, The Observer and Metro. While studying for his NCTJ certification, his work was commended in the category of Top Scoop in the 2017 NCTJ awards.

He joined ITPro as a staff writer in 2018, covering public policy, fintech and smart cities. He was appointed as acting features editor in September 2021, and promoted in November 2022. As features editor, he oversaw the commissioning, editing and publication of in-depth and long-form articles across a variety of topics including AI, cloud computing and cyber security. He's also registered as a foundational chartered manager with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), having qualified as a Level 3 Team leader with distinction in 2023. In addition to writing for The Week Digital, he also contributes to Computeractive and TechRadar, among other publications.

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