Camilla Molyneux

Camilla Molyneux

Senior Analyst, Remote Warfare

Crisis Group Role

Camilla joined Crisis Group in September 2022. As Senior Analyst for Remote Warfare, she is responsible for conducting research on the use of remote warfare, and its role in, and impact on, conflict and instability. Working independently and with country analysts, Camilla provides qualitative and quantitative research outputs on specific geographic developments and global trends in remote warfare.

Professional Background

Camilla has worked across government, civil society and diplomacy covering conflict, security, human rights and foreign policy. Prior to joining Crisis Group, Camilla was Director of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Drones and Modern Conflict, the UK parliament’s most impactful source of research, analysis and policy advice on remote warfare. There she was responsible for the development and execution of the Group’s strategy and activities. She regularly directed research projects, developed international legislators’ dialogues, founded and coordinated interdisciplinary expert networks, and led efforts to amend legislation and advise legislators. 

Camilla has also worked as the Human Rights Officer at the Norwegian Embassy to Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman and Bahrain. There she covered regional security, the war in Yemen, and human and women’s rights. At the legal charity Reprieve, Camilla worked on counter-terrorism operations and human rights violations, and on death penalty cases across the Gulf and East Africa. Camilla has also worked as an independent researcher, conducting research in Yemen, Saudi Arabia and Kenya. 

Camilla holds a MSc in Global Governance and Ethics from UCL, London

Areas of Expertise

  • Remote Warfare: partner assistance, drones, light footprint operations
  • Civilian protection in armed conflict 
  • Middle East
  • Yemen
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UK
  • U.S.


  • English
  • Norwegian (native)
  • Swedish (fluent)
  • Danish (fluent)
  • Arabic (basic)

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