Friends & Advisors

  • Craig Oliphant OBE, Senior Advisor, Peaceful Change Initiative (PCI), based in London, and Senior Research Associate at the Foreign Policy Centre. More
  • Jonathan Cohen, Director of Programmes, Conciliation Resources. More
  • Valentina Colombo teaches Geopolitics of the Islamic World at the European University, Rome and is Senior Fellow at the European Foundation for Democracy, Brussels. More
  • Kamal Alam, advisor on aspects of conflict in the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan. More
  • Kim Prost was appointed by the Secretary General as Ombudsperson for the United Nations Security Council Al Qaida Sanctions Committee (1267 Committee) in 2010. She is currently serving in that position in New York. More
  • v Román D. Ortiz works as consultant and professor in Latin American security affairs. More
  • Antonio Giustozzi is an independent researcher born in Ravenna, Italy, who took his PhD at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and is currently associated with the IDEAS (International Affairs, Diplomacy, Strategy), LSE. More
  • Katarina Ammitzbøll is a senior peacebuilding specialist and political strategist. She is currently responsible for the governmental agency support sector at PeaceNexus in Switzerland. More
  • Ms Salma Malik is Assistant Professor at the Department of Defence and Strategic Studies, Quaid-I-Azam University (QUA), Islamabad Pakistan. More
  • Dr Shanthie Mariet D’Souza is Research Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), National University of Singapore. More
  • Maria Reha is an education specialist. She has over 15 years’ experience with UNAMA/Afghanistan, UNMIS/Sudan and UNMISS/South Sudan, UNMIL/Liberia, UNDP/Afghanistan, UNDP/Liberia UN-WFP/Kabul, UN-WFP/Provincial level, UNOCHA, Oxfam-GB/Kabul, Oxfam-GB/Provincial level, CIR and Afghan Government. More
  • Anna Matveeva is a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London and Honorary University Fellow at the Department of Politics, University of Exeter. More
  • Dawood Azami is an award winning journalist and academic. He has been working as a Multi-Media Editor at the BBC World Service in London, mostly covering regional and international news and current affairs. More
  • Virginia Comolli is a Senior Fellow for Security and Development at The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). More