Born in Syria, he moved to Spain to study medicine and is a qualified medical doctor. He has always had a strong attachment to his origins. Concerned with Middle Eastern / North African issues he regularly participates in conferences and seminars, and has founded ground-breaking activities such as “Pulso de Vida”, an organisation that helps people in need regardless of their origin or religion while helping to spread the message of what is happening in the Middle East. Dr. Bassam speaks Arabic and Spanish with a working knowledge of English..