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Who We Are

Our People

Our staff of 110 people, drawn from diplomacy, media, the academy and civil society, are based in field offices around the world and cover some 70 actual and potential conflicts.

Leadership

Robert Malley

President & CEO
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Isabelle Arradon

Director of Research & Special Adviser on Gender
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Richard Atwood

Chief of Policy
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Bénédicte Benoit

Director of Government & Foundation Relations

Robert Blecher

Senior Strategic Adviser to the President
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Ivan Briscoe

Program Director, Latin America and Caribbean
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Brittany Brown

Chief of Staff

Carole Corcoran

General Counsel and Director of Special Projects

President’s Office

Robert Malley

President & CEO
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Richard Atwood

Chief of Policy
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Robert Blecher

Senior Strategic Adviser to the President
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Carole Corcoran

General Counsel and Director of Special Projects

Brittany Brown

Chief of Staff

Fatima Ayub

Policy Adviser and Editor

Hélène Pilloud

Special Assistant to the President

Africa

Comfort Ero

Program Director, Africa
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EJ Hogendoorn

Deputy Program Director, Africa
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Rashid Abdi

Project Director, Horn of Africa
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Rinaldo Depagne

Senior Adviser Africa & Project Director West Africa

Richard Moncrieff

Project Director, Central Africa
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Jean-Hervé Jezequel

Director, Sahel Project
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Hans Hoebeke

Senior Analyst, DR Congo

Ibrahim Yahaya Ibrahim

Consulting Analyst, Sahel
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Asia

Samina Ahmed

Project Director, South Asia and Senior Asia Adviser

Alan Keenan

Project Director, Sri Lanka
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Christopher Green

Senior Adviser, Korean Peninsula

Michael Kovrig

Senior Adviser, North East Asia
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Borhan Osman

Senior Analyst, Afghanistan

Matthew Wheeler

Senior Analyst, South East Asia
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Richard Horsey

Consultant, Myanmar
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Europe and Central Asia

Will Pryor

Deputy Program Director, Europe and Central Asia

Nigar Göksel

Project Director, Turkey
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Anna Arutunyan

Senior Analyst, Russia
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Berkay Mandıracı

Analyst, Turkey
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Katharine Quinn-Judge

Analyst, EU Eastern Neighbourhood

Olesya Vartanyan

Analyst, Eastern Neighbourhood
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Zaur Shiriyev

Fellow, Europe
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Alçay Akay

Office Manager, Turkey

Latin America

Ivan Briscoe

Program Director, Latin America and Caribbean
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Falko Ernst

Senior Analyst, Mexico
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Phil Gunson

Senior Analyst, Andes
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Kyle Johnson

Senior Analyst, Colombia
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Sofía Martínez Fernández

Analyst, Northern Triangle
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Estefanie Robertson

Operations Manager, Latin America

Bram Ebus

Consultant
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Middle East and North Africa

Joost Hiltermann

Program Director, Middle East and North Africa
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Issandr El Amrani

Project Director, North Africa
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Nathan Thrall

Project Director, Arab-Israeli Conflict
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Ali Vaez

Project Director, Iran
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Heiko Wimmen

Project Director, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon
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Michaël Béchir Ayari

Senior Analyst, Tunisia

Elizabeth Dickinson

Senior Analyst, Arabian Peninsula
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Claudia Gazzini

Consulting Analyst, Libya

United States

Stephen Pomper

Program Director, United States
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Daniel Schneiderman

Deputy Program Director, United States
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Cross-cutting Workstreams

Isabelle Arradon

Director of Research & Special Adviser on Gender
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Robert Blecher

Senior Strategic Adviser to the President
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Renard Sexton

Fellow, Economics of Conflict
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Azadeh Moaveni

Senior Analyst, Gender
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Tarek Ghani

Senior Economic Adviser

William Grant-Brook

Research Associate, Gender, Peace and Security
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Tareq Baconi

Analyst, Israel/Palestine and Economics of Conflict
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Advocacy

Ashish Pradhan

Senior Analyst, UN Advocacy and Research
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Giuseppe Famà

EU Relations Manager, Brussels
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Lisa Klingenberg

Analyst, EU Advocacy & Research

Lavinia Pletosu

Project Officer, EU Team

Jet Richardson

Office Manager & Advocacy Coordinator
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Communications & Outreach

Hugh Pope

Director of Communications & Outreach
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Chris Toensing

Senior Editor

Karim Lebhour

Head of Communications and Outreach for North America
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Kjell Olsson

Publications and Brand Identity Manager

Ásdís Ólafsdóttir

Online Communications Manager
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Danny Anderson

Communications Officer
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Julie David de Lossy

Publications Officer

Research

Isabelle Arradon

Director of Research & Special Adviser on Gender
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Amelia Branczik

Research Manager
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Ned Dalby

Senior Research Analyst
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Government & Foundation Relations

Bénédicte Benoit

Director of Government & Foundation Relations

Meenakshi Menon

Head of Government & Foundation Relations, North America
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Rose Bradbury

Senior Development Officer
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Melissa Haw

Senior Development Officer

Tijs Veyt

Development Officer

Private Sector Initiatives

Josie Coxon

Head of Private Sector Development, Europe

Sarah Pryke

Head of Private Sector Development, Europe
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Jessica Reihanifam

Corporate and Family Foundations Manager, London

Duygu Yiğitsoy

Development Officer, Private Sector Initiatives

Emina Ajvazoska

Event Coordinator

Abigail Kramer

Development Coordinator
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Daria Melchenko

Office Manager/Events Associate

Human Resources

Krista van Weelden

Chief of Human Resources

Oana Guth

HR Generalist

Ashley Catalano

Senior International Compensation and Benefits Specialist

Gizem Can

Human Resources Assistant

Finance & Administration

Brett Moody

Chief Financial Officer

Simona Arena

Financial Controller

Cara Moore

Office Manager, Brussels

Krzysztof Gronowski

Senior Accountant

Carl Burchardt

Accountant

Diana Ohin

Office Manager, New York