Our Board

Board Chair and Founder

Anne Gloor

Anne conceived, founded, and helped set up the PeaceNexus Foundation from 2008 to 2011, and was its Executive Director from 2011 to 2014.

Since then, she has mostly worked on the nexus between business and peacebuilding, being instrumental for the engagement with the private sector on its role in fragile states. 

She also transformed the approach for the investment of the Foundation’s capital into a mission-aligned portfolio. With her company NexusVesting, Anne operates on projects aiming at improving political leadership, sustainable investment, and waste management. Before NexusVesting and PeaceNexus, Anne worked for the Swiss Foreign Ministry, the European Commission, the Swiss Red Cross and Amnesty International.

She has a master’s degree in political history and political science from EHESS, Paris, and a Master of Arts from the University of Bern. She is fluent in German, English, and French, and speaks some Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.  

Board Member

Dr Audrey Selian

Audrey is the Director of Artha Impact (Rianta Capital Zurich), an impact investment initiative under the auspices of a dedicated advisory to the Singh Family Trust.

Her focus has been on the deployment of private equity finance to high impact businesses serving the underserved in India across various sectors including agriculture, health, energy, water, education and livelihoods.

Audrey is founder of an online impact investment platform designed to tackle the economics of discovery and due diligence for social enterprises. Through its associated vehicle Artha Networks Inc., the platform has been licensed to a major development bank and is actively testing in other sectors and geographies.

She is also co-founder of Impact for Breakfast, an informal ‘breakfast club’ network comprised of over 2,400 investment advisors that is now active in 15+ cities – as well as co-founder of Baraka Impact, an emerging market health-focused spin on Artha’s platform. Audrey recently co-edited a book with Prof. David Cooperrider (Case Western Reserve University, and founder of Appreciative Inquiry) entitled The Business of Building a Better World: The Leadership Revolution that is Changing Everything (Berrett Koehler Publishers).

She holds degrees from the Fletcher School at Tufts University (PhD, MALD), The London School of Economics (MSc) and Wellesley College (BA). In 2003, she was a doctoral fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

Board Member

Dr Evelyne Tauchnitz

Evelyne is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Social Ethics ISE, University of Lucerne, where she is conducting research on the impact of the digital transformation on peace and war from an ethics of human rights perspective.

Evelyne is also a Research Associate at the Centre for Technology and Global Affairs (CTGA), University of Oxford, and a special advisor of the Oxford Initiative of Global Ethics and Human Rights.

Evelyne has experience working as an expert and consultant for the public sector (Swiss Parliamentary Services, Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan), civil society (Intermon-Oxfam, ‘Theater for Peace’ and others), and international organizations (such as Unicef). Evelyne is also a MAG member of the UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and a member of the Steering Committee of the Swiss Internet Governance Forum.

She holds a PhD in International Relations with a specialization in Political Science from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) in Geneva and was a Visiting Fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS), European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy. She previously studied political science, economics and law at the University of Bern and has field research experience in Ethiopia, Mexico and India.

Board Member

Michael Khambatta

Michael is the Geneva Representative for the Gulf Centre for Human Rights, which documents human rights violations within Gulf States and neighbouring countries.

Michael brings humanitarian experience from ten years with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in active contexts and post-conflict contexts, as well as headquarters. His final posting with the ICRC was as Deputy Head of Delegation in Washington DC.

His human rights experience also includes having run the Martin Ennals Award for human rights defenders, where he worked with human rights defenders to mitigate the significant personal risks they faced by raising their profile in the media and with key international actors. Michael also participated in the establishment of the Martin Ennals Foundation and is familiar with the Swiss federal oversight process for foundations.

Michael holds a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University.

Board Member

Dr Stephan Husy

Stephan is an Ambassador for Switzerland. A trained lawyer, he has worked for the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs since 1987 and covers a wide range of development, humanitarian, peacebuilding and international law issues.

After working for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation in the 1990s managing programmes to support countries of Central Europe and the former Soviet Union in their transition efforts, in 2000, he moved to the Political Directorate and was responsible for Swiss human rights policy before leading peacebuilding activities in different parts of the world.

In 2007, he was Commissioner and Secretary General of the 30th International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent. From 2008 to 2013 he was Director of the Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD).

Since then, as a special Ambassador he has been responsible for the coordination of Swiss foreign policy on countering and preventing terrorism and violent extremism.

Management Team

Executive Director

Catriona Gourlay

As PeaceNexus’ Executive Director, Catriona guides the foundation’s overall strategic direction, in collaboration with the board, and oversees the foundation’s services and programmes.

Before joining PeaceNexus, Catriona worked as an independent consultant, providing research, analysis and training to organisations working in conflict-affected contexts. From 2005 to 2009, she was the Marie Curie Research Fellow at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), where she conducted projects on EU and UN crisis management and peacebuilding.

From 1995 to 2005, she was the founding Executive Director of the International Security Information Service, Europe, an independent research organisation based in Brussels working on European conflict prevention, peacebuilding and security policy. She has also written extensively on the development of civilian crisis management, peacebuilding capacities and policies, and has provided research support, training facilitation, and policy advice for the European Commission, the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations, the UN Development Programme, several EU Member States, and a range of NGOs.

Catriona holds a PhD in International Relations from Lancaster University, a Masters in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford.

Deputy Director

Peter Cross

Peter is Deputy Director at PeaceNexus, leading the teams in our focus regions: Central Asia, Southeast Asia, West Africa and the Western Balkans.

Peter has worked with think tanks, NGOs, multilateral agencies — including the United Nations and the European Union — and the private sector, to deliver high-quality policy, analysis and programming. This has given him a sound background in conflict and peacebuilding, security sector reform, and the rule of law. His 20 years of experience has included complex conflict environments in Africa, including Somalia, Sudan and Sierra Leone, and Central and South Asia.

Peter holds a Masters degree in International Studies from Rhodes University in South Africa.

Finance and Administration Director

Magali Khéloui

Magali is the Finance and Administration Director at PeaceNexus, supervising the Finance Administrator.

She has 16 years of international work experience in finance and strategy in the private sector, especially the logistics industry, and with NGOs in Europe and Africa.

Magali has worked for easyJet, LOGWIN, Ernst&Young, BNP Paribas and UNHCR. She has specific expertise in audit, accounting, controlling, budgeting and reporting management. She has successfully led teams and projects in both start-up and established organisations.

Magali specialises in financial controlling, process optimisation and strategy development with deep experiences in Africa. She holds a Masters Degree in Management from EDHEC School of Management in Lille, France. She speaks French, English and Portuguese.

Prangins Team

Organisational Development Lead

Carole Frampton-de Tscharner

Carole leads the Organisational Development (OD) service offer.

She provides support and facilitates learning for PeaceNexus’ OD partnerships across the different regions, and directly manages PeaceNexus’ OD support to international partners and collective learning initiatives on OD.

Carole started her career in South Africa at the Centre for Conflict Resolution. Subsequently, she moved to Burundi to run the Women’s Peace Centre, created by international peacebuilding NGO Search for Common Ground (SFCG). She was later SFCG’s Director of Institutional Learning and a member of the senior management team in Washington, DC. Upon leaving SFCG, Carole worked as an independent consultant and trainer. After moving back to Switzerland, Carole held the position of Africa Director at Geneva Call and Director of Operations for Justice Rapid Response.

Carole holds a Masters in International Relations from the Graduate Institute for International Studies and a Masters in Gender Studies from the University of Geneva.

Business Engagement Lead

Johannes Schreuder

Johannes leads the private sector engagement activities helping companies have a greater positive impact when working in conflict-affected countries.

His responsibilities include oversight of company assessment and engagement for the Peace Investment Fund.

Johannes joined PeaceNexus with experience in both the private and public sectors. Previously, he was with the UN Peacebuilding Support Office, where he worked on a range of policy development and programme management issues such as identifying innovative financing options for peacebuilding and managing a US $30 million portfolio of Peacebuilding Fund investments in Liberia, South Sudan and the Philippines. Before that, he worked for the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Oikocredit, Revenue Watch Institute and the World Bank. During his five-year period at BCG, a portion of his work was focused on consumer goods, private equity and social impact. Through his work, Johannes has lived in the USA, the Netherlands, Ghana and South Sudan.

Johannes has a Bachelors and a Masters degree from the University of Amsterdam and has also studied at Sciences Po, Paris. He speaks Dutch, English and French.

Finance Officer

Kristyna Jostova

Kristyna is responsible for accounting at PeaceNexus. She supports the financial operations and provides management with financial reporting.

Kristyna has previously worked in numerous assistant roles across a variety of businesses in the Czech Republic and Switzerland. She has also been an independent businesswoman.

Kristyna has a diploma from the Business School of Economics and a Diploma in Swiss Accounting Standards.

Programme Support Officer

Alix Mottet

As a Programme Support Officer, Alix provides general support with a focus on our West Africa programme and Communications.

Before joining PeaceNexus, Alix completed an internship at the United Nations Information Service (UNIS, Geneva) and worked as an ED&I Officer for the Women in War and International Relations initiative of King’s College London.

Alix holds an Master’s degree in International Conflict Studies from King’s College London and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the European School of Political and Social Sciences. As part of her degree, she spent a semester at Liverpool Hope University researching International Relations and Contemporary Human Geographies. She speaks French, English, and Spanish, as well as elementary Mandarin and Arabic.

Conflict Sensitivity Lead

Héloïse Heyer

Héloïse leads the Conflict Sensitivity (CS) service offer, which aims to help international and local actors better take context into account when working in conflict and contribute to peacebuilding across other primary areas of work, such as humanitarian, development or environmental programming.

She oversees the Foundation’s conflict sensitivity support to international actors and facilitates learning for PeaceNexus’ conflict sensitivity work across its four focus regions. Héloïse has 15 years experience leading and advising on peacebuilding work and conflict-sensitive humanitarian and development programming in Central Asia, the Caucasus, South Asia and West and Southern Africa. She has worked with numerous local and international organisations on change management and organisational development. She notably managed the global Conflict Sensitivity Consortium, where she supported 35 leading aid agencies in the UK, Kenya, Sierra Leone and Sri Lanka to strengthen their conflict sensitivity at organisational and operational levels. Héloïse holds a Masters degree from the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation and a Bachelors degree from Sciences Po.

Programme Officer

Anina Uhlig

Anina supports the West Africa Programme and works with selected partners on their Organisational Development, Conflict Sensitivity and Business Engagement processes.

Before joining PeaceNexus, Anina worked for Terre des Hommes, the World Economic Forum, and interned at the ABB Group, Bosch and Volkswagen. She also worked as a German teacher in Geneva.

Anina holds a tri-national BSc in International Business Management from the University of Applied Sciences in Basel, the Université de Haute Alsace in Colmar, and the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg in Lörrach. As part of the degree, she spent a semester in Mexico. Anina also holds a Masters in International Affairs from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva.

Through her research, she has specialised in gender, conflict and peacebuilding. Anina won the Jorge Pérez-López Student Award for graduate students on her article, “Discourses on Migration – A Cuban Case Study.” She speaks German, English, French and Spanish.

Programme Officer

Daniela Bosnjak

Daniela supports international Business Engagement and Organisational Development partnerships, and leads on PeaceNexus’ external communications.

Prior to joining PeaceNexus in 2020, Daniela supported strategic planning and bio-preparedness processes at the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), and provided research assistance to the Middle East WMD-free Zone Project at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR).

She completed a traineeship at the British Embassy to Croatia in the Department of International Trade and supported the evaluation of national counter-extremism capacity building programmes at Hedayah, the operational delivery arm of the Global Counterterrorism Forum.

Daniela holds a BA in Politics and International Relations from the University of Cambridge.

Central Asia Team

Central Asia Programme Manager

Chinara Esengul

Chinara manages the PeaceNexus portfolio in Central Asia and leads PeaceNexus’ Central Asia team.

She has over ten years’ experience in researching and advising on Central Asian peace and security issues.

Before joining PeaceNexus, she worked for the government of Kyrgyzstan as a deputy director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies developing policy briefs on security matters in Kyrgyzstan and beyond.

Chinara also serves as associate professor at the Kyrgyz National University’s faculty of International Relations, having completed her PhD in political sciences in 2014. The topic of her thesis was informal and formal political and social institutions of Central Asia, and their impact on Central Asian regionalism.

Chinara holds a higher education diploma in International Relations from the Kyrgyz National University, a higher education diploma in Law from the Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University and an MA in International Relations from the International University of Japan.

Central Asia Programme Officer

Kanatbek Abdiev

As Programme Officer, Kanatbek supports selected partners in Kyrgyzstan in their organisational development, conflict sensitivity and business engagement processes.

Before joining PeaceNexus, Kanatbek was working, amongst others, at IFRC, OSCE, Saferworld and NDI.

Kanatbek has a vast experience in the areas of management of security and development programs, human rights, democratization and the rule of law, monitoring and evaluation, acquired from working both in non-governmental and international organisations. Earlier he worked as a project manager at Saferworld, Kyrgyzstan, leading a project portfolio on youth empowerment, peacebuilding and conflict prevention. Kanatbek’s strength areas include realisation of not-for-profit projects and volunteering; project conceptualisation, realisation, monitoring and evaluation; conducting research and writing analytical reports and reviews.

Kanatbek holds an MA in Conflict, Security and Development from the King’s College London. He also studied BA in International Relations at the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University in Bishkek and Lanzhou University in Gansu, China. Kanatbek is fluent in English, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uzbek and has good knowledge of Chinese.

Central Asia Senior Programme Officer

Nazgul Aksarieva

As Senior Programme Officer, Nazgul supports selected partners in Central Asia in their Business Engagement processes.

Nazgul has 12 years’ experience in project management. As a project manager for the Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia, she was responsible for managing budgets of over US $1.3 million. She also developed a communication strategy for the World Bank on supporting the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative in mining-affected communities and has led outreach campaigns promoting human rights at grassroots level.

Nazgul implemented the Professional Youth Journalism programme, which was conducted in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. Four professional youth journalism schools (Bishkek, Osh, Dushanbe and Almaty) were created under this programme, which trained over 900 young journalists from the ages of 16 to 28.

She holds a Bachelors degree in financial accounting and audit from the Academy of Management under the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, and a Masters degree in education management from Arabaev Kyrgyz State University.

South East Asia Team

South East Asia Programme Officer

Sai Won Latt

As Programme Officer, Sai supports and supervises PeaceNexus’ partnerships in South East Asia.

Sai started to work as a Programme Officer for South East Asia in December 2019.
Previously, Sai was a Senior Programme Advisor at the American Friends Service Committee in Myanmar. He was also involved in Myanmar’s National Peace Process as a facilitator on Economics Sector while providing technical assistance to political parties and civil society organisations.

Sai has more than 18 years of work experience relevant to building capacity of community organisations, conflict prevention and peace building, policy development and mediation. He has worked with grassroots communities, local civil society organisations, NGOs, political parties, governmental actors and peacebuilding activists. He has also been involved in the monitoring of investments in Myanmar.

Sai holds an MA in International Relations specialized in Peace and Conflict Resolution from the University of Queensland, Australia, and BA of Arts in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Rangsit, Thailand.

South East Asia Programme Manager

Carol Sivpey Te

Carol manages PeaceNexus’ portfolio in Southeast Asia.

She has more than 10 years of professional and academic experience in human rights and conflict sensitivity work.

Before joining PeaceNexus, she provided freelance advisory support to Myanmar human rights defenders and civil society actors. She also worked with Oxfam in Myanmar managing their Responsible Investment programme, which included providing support to civil society in the Myanmar Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative. Prior to that, she managed a consulting firm where she led projects for USAID, UNICEF, ILO, IOM, and other INGOs.

Carol holds a MSc in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA in Political Science from Yale University.

West Africa Team

West Africa Programme Manager

Aliou Demba Kebe

As Programme Manager, Kebe oversees the PeaceNexus portfolio in Burkina Faso, Niger and Senegal.

Kebe has more than 20 years’ experience, including more than 15 coordinating development, conflict prevention and peacebuilding programs. He has worked with a range of local and international organisations including USAID, the EU, ECOWAS, the Government of Senegal, AED, FHI 360, Oxfam, AJWS, Enda, and AFEX.

As a democracy, rights, governance and peace specialist at USAID, he managed a dozen contracts related to governance and peace, decentralisation, conflict mitigation (using the People to People Approach), and Counter-Trafficking in Persons worth more than US $50 million.

Kebe has also been very active in the fight against illicit arms trafficking in West Africa and has collaborated with over a hundred West African civil society organisations.

He holds a Masters Degree in Engineering and Training Management from the African Centre for Advanced Studies in Management (CESAG) and a Masters Degree in Science and Technology Education from Dakar’s Polytechnic University.

West Africa Programme Officer

Boris Some

As West Africa Programme Officer, Boris supports PeaceNexus partnerships in Burkina Faso, Niger and Senegal.

Boris has a vast experience with civil society in West Africa. He was the national coordinator of the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) and worked for the Policy Advocacy Unit of WACSI (West Africa Civil Society Institute). He has also collaborated with several international, regional and sub-regional organisations such as the European Union, USAID, Humanity United, UNDP, the African Union, ECOWAS, UEMOA, G5 Sahel.

Boris has a BA in Philosophy and holds a MA in Ethics and Governance with a focus on conflict analysis and resolution. He also has a Diploma in Peace and Security in Africa from the University of Uppsala (Sweden). He is an Alumni of KAIPTC and ISS and has experience as a consultant trainer and mentor at the United States Institute for Peace where he organised trainings for peacekeepers in conflict analysis, communication, negotiation and mediation. Boris is the author of “Donner la chance à la paix au Burkina: S’approprier les instruments d’alerte précoce”, published in 2012, and is a founding member of the Global Peacebuilders Network.

Western Balkans Team

Western Balkans Programme Manager

Deborah Reymond

As Programme Manager, Deborah supervises the PeaceNexus portfolio in the Western Balkans and leads the regional team there.

Deborah has been accompanying PeaceNexus’ Western Balkans partners on their organisational development since 2016. Before joining the foundation, Deborah worked for UNRWA in Brussels and the Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding in Geneva. She also undertook field research in Burkina Faso in collaboration with the French Development Agency.

Deborah holds a Masters degree in Development Studies from the Graduate Institute Geneva, as well as a Bachelors degree in International Relations from the University of Geneva.

Western Balkans Programme Advisor

Vladica Jovanović

Vladica supports PeaceNexus’ partners on Organisational Development in Serbia, Bosnia and Croatia.  She is based in Belgrade, Serbia.

Vladica has been committed to creating and influencing positive change since early university days, where she taught debate and organized international debating competitions, including the 2012 Belgrade European University Debating Championship.

Since 2011, she worked with leading donors, foundations, corporations, and others in the Western Balkans on programme design and implementation. Before joining PeaceNexus, she led the UNPBF supported project dedicated to RYCO’s institutional and programmatic development.


Ms Jovanović holds a BA with Honors in Journalism. From 2010 to 2016 she served as a team leader, facilitator and trainer on numerous grassroot campaigns at the Serbia on the Move and worked as the Teaching Fellow in 2016 for Harvard University’s Executive Education course– Leadership, organising, action: Leading change. She is one of the initiators and a Board member of European Fund for the Balkans Alumni Network.

Western Balkans Senior Programme Advisor

Mario Mažić

As Western Balkans Senior Programme Advisor, Mario supports PeaceNexus’ partners on Organisational Development and Conflict Sensitivity, and contributes to our international Business Engagement efforts.

Mario has been an advocate for rights and democracy for over 14 years. He founded and led the Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Croatia, an NGO focused on reconciliation and transitional justice between 2008-18. His work is driven by his personal experience in this (post-)war context. Mario was the initiator of the regional Political Youth Network which gathers young political leaders from post-Yugoslav nations and is a Board Member at the Humanitarian Law Center in Kosovo and Arterarij in Croatia, an organization promoting tolerance through arts and culture. For two years (2015-17) he led the efforts of Reach for Change Foundation in Croatia.
Mario is part of the inaugural cohort of the Obama Foundation Scholars. His academic background includes an MA in International Development and Policy from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. He holds a BA in International Relations from Libertas International University in Zagreb, and has taken programs at the University of Oslo, Northwestern University, University of Belgrade and University of Zagreb. In 2012 he was a Fellow in Historical Dialogue and Accountability at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University.

Western Balkans Programme Advisor

Besart Lumi

Besart supports PeaceNexus’ partners on Organisational Development and Conflict Sensitivity.  He is based in Prishtina, Kosovo.

Besart is a researcher, human rights and transitional justice activist. He has extensive experience working in both civil society organizations and public institutions. He has managed peacebuilding and human rights programmes in Kosovo and the region, including with the Youth Initiative for Human Rights.  Between 2017 and 2020, Besart  worked as a senior political advisor at the Foreign Ministry and in the Office of the Prime Minister of Kosovo. Most recently, Besart has conducted research and published on democratizing transitional justice in Kosovo in collaboration with PAX.


Besart holds an MA in Conflict Resolution from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver.

Associate Consultants

Associate Consultant

Luc Lafrenière

Luc supports some of PeaceNexus’ multilateral and government partners as an Associate Consultant.

Luc has been supporting PeaceNexus’ partnerships with the UN Peacebuilding Support Office and the government agency HACP in Niger for the past years.

He draws upon more than 30 years of experience in the formulation, management and coordination of post-conflict and development programmes and strategies in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the South Pacific, working with UN agencies like UNDP, FAO, UNCDF, IFAD, the World Bank, the Canadian International Development Agency and international NGOs.

Luc’s areas of expertise include reintegration, reconciliation, livelihoods and recovery.

Associate Consultant

Frauke de Weijer

Frauke works with PeaceNexus partners and regional teams on organisational development and conflict sensitivity, in her capacity as an Associate Consultant.

Frauke started working with PeaceNexus in 2013, supporting regional programming, conflict sensitivity integration and organisational development partnerships.

From 2011 to 2015, Frauke was a senior policy analyst at the European Center for Development Policy Management, where she analysed and, if necessary, criticised current thinking and approaches to peacebuilding and state building.

In 2010, she became an associate fellow at the Center for International Development at the Harvard Kennedy School. During this time, she developed a particular interest in applying systems thinking to the challenges of fragile states, which continues to infuse her mindset.

From 2002 to 2009, she served as an advisor to the Afghan ministries of Rural Development, Agriculture, and Frontiers and Tribal Affairs, working on national development planning and capacity development.

Frauke holds degrees from the University of Utrecht and Harvard University.

Associate Consultant

Hesta Groenewald

As Associate Consultant, Hesta works on the Conflict Sensitivity service offer, with a particular focus on supporting international partners on conflict sensitivity integration and contributing to learning processes in this area.

Hesta is a Conflict and Security specialist with 17 years of experience in programme delivery and management, technical advice and policy advocacy on conflict-sensitive development, gender and conflict and broader peace and security.

She has co-designed, contributed to and advised on four conflict-sensitivity consortia – two for international NGOs in the UK, one for civil society, government and private sector actors in Uganda, and one for donors and NGO implementing partners in South Sudan.

Hesta is an experienced facilitator and trainer and has developed and delivered training session and guidance documents on conflict sensitivity, gender and conflict, and broader conflict prevention issues to a range of audiences. She has also has significant people and programme management experience and has twice served on the Organisational Management Team of Saferworld – as Head of Region (Uganda, South Sudan and Sudan) and Head of Research and Programme Support.

Hesta holds a Masters degree in International Relations from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa.