Executive Office

, President

Terje Rød-Larsen has been President of the International Peace Institute since January 2005. Mr. Rød-Larsen began his career as an academic, teaching sociology, political science, and philosophy…

, Vice President

Dr. Adam Lupel is the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the International Peace Institute. He is responsible for developing IPI’s long-term research agenda and for overseeing…

, Executive Assistant to the President

Jilla Moazami, a native of Iran and longtime resident of France, joined IPI in 2000 as Executive Assistant to the President. As the principal liaison between the President’s office, IPI board…

, Chief of Staff

Camilla Reksten-Monsen joined IPI in February 2010. As Chief of Staff, Camilla provides dedicated managerial, administrative and research support to the President and serves as a liaison between…

, Director of IPI Vienna

Johanna Borstner is the Director of IPI’s office in Vienna. She has been with IPI since October 2010. Johanna manages the front office and is in charge of organizing IPI’s events in Vienna….

Chair

, Chair of the IPI Board of Directors

Michael W. Doyle is the Director of the Columbia Global Policy Initiative and University Professor of Columbia University. He is affiliated with the School of International and Public Affairs, the…

New York Staff

, Events Coordinator

Beatrice T. Agyarkoh, a native of Ghana, joined IPI in April of 1998 and has held a number of positions within the organization. She is currently an Events Coordinator. Beatrice’s responsibilities…

, Director of the Center for Peace Operations

Arthur Boutellis is Director of the Brian Urquhart Center for Peace Operations at the International Peace Institute (IPI). Since first joining IPI in 2011, his work has focused on a variety of…

, Associate Editor

James Bowen joined IPI in February 2015 and manages the daily publication of the Global Observatory. Prior to this, he was a political speechwriter for state and federal ministers in his native…

, Policy Analyst

Lesley Connolly joined IPI in November 2016 as a Policy Analyst. She works on United Nations peacekeeping and peace operations, partnerships with the African Union, peacebuilding and sustainable…

, Senior Adviser

Els Debuf joined IPI in September 2015 as Senior Advisor on humanitarian affairs. Before that she was the International Committee of the Red Cross’ lead counsel on issues concerning the…

, Director of External Relations

Mary Anne Feeney joined the International Peace Institute (IPI) in November 2007. She currently works as part of the Management Team as the Director of External Relations. In this capacity, she…

, Secretary-General of the ICM

Barbara Gibson is a career Canadian Foreign service diplomat, seconded to the Independent Commission on Multilateralism (ICM), as part of Canada’s contribution to the ICM. She has previously…

, Director of Finance and Administration

Zelia G. Herrera joined IPI in 1994. As Director of Human Resources, she is charged with the daily running of the office as well as managing Human Resources. In IPI’s accounting and financial…

, Senior Adviser

John L. Hirsch is currently a Senior Adviser to IPI President Terje Rød-Larsen after having held various positions at IPI, including Vice President and Acting Head of the Africa Program. He is…

, Senior Adviser for External Relations

Warren Hoge joined IPI as Vice President and Director of External Relations in June 2008. In more than three decades as an editor and foreign correspondent at the New York Times, he served as…

, Research Fellow

Jimena Leiva Roesch joined IPI in April 2015.  From 2009 to March 2015, Jimena was at the Permanent Mission of Guatemala to the UN in New York, where she last served as Counselor. She was the lead…

, Senior Adviser

Dr. Youssef Mahmoud is Senior Adviser at the International Peace Institute (IPI) supporting the Africa, Middle East, and peace operations programs and serving as focal point on mediation and…

, Policy Analyst

Delphine Mechoulan joined IPI in March 2016 as a Policy Analyst. She works on research projects with IPI’s Brian Urquhart Center for Peace Operations, as well as on governance and sustainable…

, Events Coordinator

Amanda Murchison joined IPI in October of 2013. As the Administrative Assistant, Amanda works with the Human Resources and the Finance department. She is in charge of the day to day office needs,…

, Program Administrator

Thong Nguyen is Data Lab Program Administrator at the International Peace Institute, having previously served IPI as editorial assistant. He is also non-resident fellow of the Future Worlds Project…

, Research Fellow

Andrea (Laidman) Ó Súilleabháin joined IPI in January 2013. She currently works on inclusive peacebuilding at the country and international policy level, South-South cooperation among fragile…

, Facilities Assistant

Andres Pena joined IPI in the fall of 2008, and works in the Finance and Administration department, supporting the events team and carrying out various facilities tasks. Before joining IPI, Andres…

, Information Technology Administrator

Apolinar Reynoso joined IPI in 1998. He is responsible for the administration of IPI’s local area network (LAN). He provides technical support and help desk assistance, and he addresses technical…

, External Relations Coordinator

Rodrigo Saad joined IPI in February 2015 as Special Assistant to the Vice President and the Independent Commission on Multilateralism—an initiative launched in September 2014 to provide concrete…

, Social Media Officer

Hillary is the Social Media Officer at IPI, responsible for live-tweeting from IPI’s program of events, as well as writing news articles about the issue areas they cover: peace, security, and…

, Data & Design Coordinator

Annie Schmidt joined IPI in April 2009. She is responsible for coordinating IPI visual presentations, webcasting events, providing web support, and administering the Salesforce database. Prior to…

, Director of Web & Multimedia and Web Editor

Jill Stoddard oversees IPI’s online presence including IPI’s Global Observatory. Jill is a two-time Webby-award winner formerly with Columbia Business School and the Earth Institute at Columbia…

, Program Planning and Budget Manager

Taimi Strehlow develops and monitors budgets and coordinates various activities for IPI’s thematic, regional, and training programs. Before joining IPI, Taimi managed a modern dance company,…

, Associate Editor

Albert Trithart joined IPI in November 2015 as the Assistant Editor. As current Associate Editor, he is involved with editing and producing IPI books, policy reports, issues briefs, and research…

, Development Officer

Allison White joined IPI in October 2012. As part of the Development Team, she supports the Institute’s grant-making efforts and is responsible for expanding IPI’s Membership Program and…

Vienna Staff

, Program and Events Coordinator

Kathrin Kaisinger joined IPI in July 2014. AsProgram and Events Coordinator, she manages the front office and is the first point of contact for visitors. She works closely with the Senior Directors…

Manama Staff

, Director of IPI Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Office

Nejib Friji joined IPI in 2015 as Director of its Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Office in Manama, Bahrain. In a career with the United Nations spanning 25 years, Mr. Friji began at…

, Office and Events Manager

Farah joined IPI in 2016 as the Office and Events Manager of its Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Office in Manama, Bahrain. Prior to IPI, Farah spent a year working in advisory…

Non-Resident Advisers

, Non-resident Senior Adviser

Alex J. Bellamy is a Non-resident Senior Adviser working on the ‘Providing for Peacekeeping’ program. Alex is currently Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and Director of the Asia Pacific…

, Non-resident Senior Adviser

Craig Charney, Non-resident Senior Adviser to the International Peace Institute, is a pollster and political scientist and an expert on public opinion in the Middle East and Muslim Asia, conflict…

, Non-resident Adviser

Emmanuel Letouzé is an IPI Non-resident Adviser working in the areas of new technologies in peacebuilding and conflict prevention, as well as statebuilding and civilian capacities. He is a regular…

, Non-resident Senior Adviser

Francesco Mancini is a Non-resident Senior Adviser at IPI, where he was Senior Director of Research before relocating to Singapore in June 2014. His work focuses on geostrategic analysis, global…

, Adviser

Jose Vericat joined IPI in May 2011 as Adviser to the Middle East program. Before joining IPI, he spent a decade in the Middle East where he worked as a spokesperson for the EU and served as a…

, Non-resident Senior Adviser

Paul D. Williams is a Non-resident Senior Adviser working on the “Providing for Peacekeeping” project. Paul is currently an Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Security Policy…