Born and raised in Iran, Saeed is a co-founder of the Iranian Liberal Students and Graduates (ILSG) and the International Center for Liberalism Studies (ICLS). Saeed Ghasseminejad is Director of the Iranian Center for liberalism studies (ICLS). He is a frequent contributor to various TV, radio shows and journals including Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, BBC, Jerusalem Post, RFI, France 24, Radio Deutsche Welle.
He has degrees in engineering and finance and is currently a PhD student in finance at the City University of New York. He has become an expert on the topic of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and religious foundations’ role in Iran’s economy and Tehran stock exchange market. His work on economy and politics of Iran and Middle East has been published in CNBC, The Weekly Standard, National Post, Jerusalem Post, Times of Israel, etc. Saeed has been quoted and interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, France24, Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, BBC Persian, RFI, and Radio Israel.