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Adam Day joined as Senior Policy Adviser in the UNU Centre for Policy Research in January 2017. Prior to UNU, he served for a decade... Read more »

Aditi Malik is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the College of the Holy Cross. Her research is focused on the study of... Read more »
Aditya Sarkar is an independent researcher and has worked as a consultant with the World Bank, the International Labour Organization, and... Read more »
Alexander Burian is an SSR Advisor in DCAF’s International Security Sector Advisory... Read more »
Alexandra (Sascha) Pichler-Fong is currently the UN Political Adviser in Eritrea. Prior to deploying to Asmara, she held a Visiting... Read more »
Alexandra Sarabia is a communications consultant at the World Bank, working on fragility, conflict and violence issues.​ Read more »
Alys Willman was a Senior Social Development Specialist for the Fragility, Conflict and Violence team at the World Bank. She is co-author... Read more »
Andreas Hirblinger works as a researcher at the Inclusive Peace & Transition Initiative.  He holds a Ph.D. from... Read more »
Andrew G. Reiter is an Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley,... Read more »
Anna Autio is Program Manager with the World Bank in its Governance Global Practice in Washington DC. Anna leads the World Bank trust... Read more »
Anne Bennett is Co-Principle Investigator on the World Bank Sexual Violence Research Initiative Grant for the project... Read more »
Anne-Lise is leading the partnership work at the World Bank’s Fragility, Conflict and Violence Group (FCV) based in Nairobi.  The... Read more »
Asbjorn Wee is the team leader for the recovery, peacebuilding and post-conflict transition program in the Fragility, Conflict and... Read more »
Barbara Walter is Professor of Political Science at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California San... Read more »
Bassam Sebti is the Global Editor of He manages the website's... Read more »
Björn Gillsäter, a Swedish national, is the Special Representative of the World Bank Group to the United Nations. His previous experience... Read more »

Bledi Celiku is an Economist with the Macroeconomics, Trade & Investment Global Practice in the Middle East and North Africa Reg... Read more »

Bronwen Manby is a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at the London School of Economics and... Read more »
Carl is a principal consultant and investment officer with Deetken Impact, a Vancouver-based investment manager focused on financing... Read more »
Catalina is a gender and youth specialist with over 15 years of experience in international development. She is a consultant at the World... Read more »

Catalina is a gender and youth speciali... Read more »

Catalina Quintero is an Operations Officer working for the Fragility, Conflict, and Violence team of the World Bank, coordinating the... Read more »

Catherine Defontaine is a consultant at the World Bank, with a focus on operations and analytics, working on fragility, conflict and... Read more »

Charlotte Fiedler is a researcher in the programme ‘Political Order, Values and Peace’ at the German Development... Read more »
Chisako Fukuda is the senior communications officer for urban development and disaster risk management at the World Bank. As a former... Read more »
Chris Mahony is Research Fellow at the Centre for International Law Research and Policy. He is also Visiting Research Fellow at... Read more »

Cordelia Chesnutt is a Social Development Specialist at the World Bank.

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Corey Pattison is a Young Professional in the World Bank’s Fragility, Conflict, and Violence team. He has served as a conflict advisor to... Read more »
Dan Owen is a Sr. Social Development Specialist working in the Africa Social Development team at the World Bank. He is the Program Leader... Read more »
Dr. Dana Landau is Research Coordinator at the Inclusive Peace & Transition Initiative.  She holds a PhD from... Read more »
Daniel Hyslop is an applied researcher focused on development studies, peace and conflict, and economics. Between 2011 and 2018, he was... Read more »

Dr David Hammond began his career as mathematics and science educator. Between 2001 and 2005 he was a scientific officer in th... Read more »

Hon. Deqa Yasin Hagi Yusuf serves as the Minister of Women and Human Rights Development of the Federal Government of Somalia. She... Read more »
Dr. Håvard Mokleiv Nygård is Research Director at the Peace Research Institute Oslo. His research focuses on the causes,... Read more »
Eric Min is a Zukerman Postdoctoral Fellow in Social Sciences at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford... Read more »
Ewa Sobczynska is an International Development Consultant and has worked with multiple international organizations over the past 10... Read more »
Ewen Macleod is currently an Advisor to the High Commissioner at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva. He... Read more »
Farhad Peikar is a communication consultant for the MENA Multi-donor Trust Fund and the MENA Transition Fund, as well as a writer for the... Read more »
Since she joined the World Bank as a Young Professional in 2007, Fernanda has worked in the Infrastructure sector in East Asia... Read more »
Franck Bousquet is the Senior Director of the World Bank’s Fragility, Conflict, & Violence (FCV) Group. He assumed... Read more »
Guy Banim is Expert Adviser to the European Institute of Peace on preventive diplomacy. He has twenty years of experience in peace... Read more »
Hannah Bleby is a contributing chapter author of the Pathways for Peace study. She has worked in international development for... Read more »
Hannes Mueller is a tenured researcher at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE(CSIC)). His fields of interest are political economy,... Read more »
Helidah Refiloe Ogude, a South African-Kenyan national, is a Social Development Specialist at the World Bank. Her work... Read more »
Ifeta Smajic is Social Development Specialist with the Eastern Europe and Central Asia Region, where she works on social risks management... Read more »
Ingrid Magnusson is Policy Officer at the European Institute of Peace, focusing on mediation quality and European peacemaking policy. She... Read more »
Jacob N. Shapiro is Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University and co-directs the Empirical Studies of... Read more »
Jago Salmon is an advisor to the United Nations and the World Bank Group on Fragile and Conflict Affected States. Jago has over 15 years’... Read more »
Jo de Berry is a Senior Social Development Specialist, who focuses on bringing a development response to forced displacement. She started... Read more »
Jocelyn Kelly is the founding director for Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s (HHI) Women in War program, and currently is a fellow at HHI... Read more »
Karina Mross is a researcher in the programme ‘Political Order, Values and Peace’ at the German Development Institute ... Read more »
Kirsten Schuettler is a Senior Program Officer at the World Bank's Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice. In the Migration &... Read more »
Kristiana has close to 15 years of experience in international relations and political science. Prior to joining the Deetken Group in... Read more »
Laura Bernal Bermúdez is a lecturer at Universidad del Rosario in Colombia. She is a lawyer from Colombia with experience in human rights... Read more »
Leigh A. Payne is Professor of Sociology and Latin America at the University of Oxford, St Antony's College. She is currently working on... Read more »
Lina Zdruli is passionate about using entrepreneurship, business and technology as a tool for development. She has experience in the MENA... Read more »
Michelle Betz is a senior media development consultant with 15 years of experience in assessment, project design, implementation,... Read more »
Michelle Rebosio is a senior social development specialist in the World Bank's Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice. Read more »
Mona Niebuhr is a Program Officer in the Global Program on Forced Displacement in the World Bank’s Fragility, Conflict and Violence Group... Read more »

Nancy Lindborg has served since February, 2015, as President of the United States Institute of Peace, an independent institution fou... Read more »

Neelam Verjee has worked for the Fragility, Conflict, and Violence Group of the World Bank since December 2013. She has a Masters in... Read more »
Over the past 15 years, Olivier Mukarji has supported the World Bank, United Nations, the African Union and civil society in the... Read more »
Ozong Agborsangaya-Fiteu is Senior Operations Officer of Fragility, Conflict and Violence Cross-Cutting Solutions Group at the World Bank... Read more »
Paolo Verme is a Lead Economist at the World Bank. A Ph.D. graduate of the London School of Economics, he was Visiting Professor at... Read more »
Paul M. Bisca is a conflict and security consultant in the World Bank’s Fragility, Conflict, and Violence Group. He specializes in the... Read more »
Rachid Benmessaoud, a Moroccan national, joined the Bank in 1990 as an Energy Planner in the then Europe, Middle East and North Africa... Read more »
Mr. Raouf Mazou is serving as the Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Kenya since September... Read more »
Rediet Yibekal Wegayehu is an Ethiopian national currently based in Washington DC. She is a political scientist and a Tom Lantos... Read more »
Saja Michael is a Gender-Based Violence Prevention & Response in Emergencies Program Associate at the Read more »

Sarah Hearn is Associate Director and Senior Fellow at CIC. She oversees CIC's Global Development program. The program is ... Read more »

Jha leads the World Bank Group’s Fragility, Conflict and Violence Group, responsible for providing strategic, operational, and analytical... Read more »
Simona Ross is working with the Political Affairs Division of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), where she is... Read more »
Sophia Georgieva is a social development specialist in the World Bank's Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice. She is... Read more »
Stefan Wolff is Professor of International Security at the University of Birmingham, England, UK. An expert on international crisis... Read more »
Susan Bartels, MD MPH FRCPC is a Clinician Scientist at Queen’s University in Canada, an Affiliate Expert at the Harvard Humanitarian... Read more »
Dr. Thania  Paffenholz is the Director of the Inclusive Peace & Transition Initiative. With over 25 years of... Read more »
Dr. Vandana Sharma, MD, MPH, is a public health researcher focused on impact evaluations and intervention research with expertise in... Read more »

Varalakshmi Vemuru is a Lead Social Development Specialist in the Global Practice on Urban, Social, Rural and Resilience. Currently ... Read more »

Virginia runs the IISS Security and Development Programme that focuses on hybrid insecurity and studies how armed violence affects large... Read more »

Xavier Devictor is the Advisor for the Fragility, Conflict and Violence Group at the World Bank, leading work on forced displacement... Read more »