Siwar Al Assad is the Vice President and son to the founder of the United Nationals Democratic Alliance, the prominent politician Dr Rifaat Al Assad. Siwar was born in Syria where he resided until he was 9 years old. He completed his education in Switzerland and France where he gained a Bachelor Degree in law from Sorbonne University, Paris. Following the completion of his studies, Siwar was, and continues to be, involved in a number of international real estate and media companies. Siwar is also an acclaimed author and has had two books published in France titled "A Coeur Perdu" and "Autopsie d'un Demi Dieu".