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…

Chair

, Chair of the IPI Board of Directors

Mr. Rudd served as Australia’s 26th Prime Minister from 2007 to 2010, then as Foreign Minister from 2010 to 2012, before returning to the Prime Ministership in 2013. As Prime Minister, Mr. Rudd…

New York Staff

, Senior 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 a Senior Events Coordinator. Beatrice’s…

, Programs Manager and Special Assistant to the Vice President

Nadia Al-Said joined IPI as a Program Coordinator in 2016. Her responsibilities involves working with the Vice President, program directors, and other staff to develop and track projects throughout…

, Associate Editor and Head of the Global Observatory

Samir Ashraf is the associate editor and head of the Global Observatory at IPI. He manages the daily operation of the Global Observatory and the review, solicitation, and editing of all articles…

, Policy Analyst

Gretchen Baldwin is a Policy Analyst in IPI’s Women, Peace, and Security program, where she primarily focuses on the Women in Peace Operations research track. Prior to joining the WPS team, she…

, Events Manager

Jon Benitez joined the International Peace Institute as the Events Manager in May 2018. He manages IPI’s events team and oversees the organization of all IPI meetings and events. Prior to joining…

, Senior Policy Analyst

Alice Debarre is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Humanitarian Affairs program of the International Peace Institute. Her current work focuses on the delivery of healthcare in situations of armed…

, Senior Fellow

Namie Di Razza joined IPI as a post-doctoral fellow in October 2016. She works on UN peace operations and protection of civilians with IPI’s Brian Urquhart Center for Peace Operations. Prior to…

, Senior 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 Senior Director of External Relations. In this capacity,…

, Policy Analyst

Daniel Forti is a Policy Analyst at IPI's Brian Urquhart Center for Peace Operations. His current work focuses on issues related to peace operations, mediation, and partnerships between the…

, Senior Director of Finance and Administration

Zelia G. Herrera joined IPI in 1994. As Senior Director of Finance and Administration, she is charged with the daily operations of the office as well as managing Human Resources. In IPI's…

, 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…

, Senior 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. Guatemala and…

, 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…

, Events Logistics and Technical Coordinator

Amanda Mignone joined IPI in October of 2013. Before coming to IPI, Amanda attended Siena College where she graduated with a double B.A. in Psychology and Economics. She has four years’…

, 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…

, Facilities and Technology Officer

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…

, Assistant Web Editor

Annie Rubin is Assistant Web Editor at IPI. She manages the daily operation of IPI's social media presence and writes and edits content for IPI's website. Annie joined IPI in 2018. Prior…

, Communications Coordinator

Annie Schmidt joined IPI in 2009. She is responsible for coordinating IPI visual presentations, webcasting events, publishing content and providing web support, and developing the Salesforce CRM….

, Director of the Brian Urquhart Center for Peace Operations

Jake Sherman is the Director of the International Peace Institute’s Brian Urquhart Center for Peace Operations, where he develops and manages IPI’s programs and research agenda on peace and…

, Director of Communications

Jill Stoddard oversees IPI's communications including IPI's Global Observatory(GO). She was one of the founding editors of the GO. Jill is a two-time Webby-award winner formerly with the…

, 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,…

, Senior Fellow

Sarah Taylor joined IPI in August 2017, and is responsible for the organization’s work on women, peace and security. Prior to joining IPI, she was the women, peace and security advocate in the…

, Human Resources & Office Manager

Natasha joined IPI in November 2018, she is originally from London, UK and moved to New York in 2017. With over a decade of HR experience and having worked mostly in the areas of not-for-profit and…

, Editor

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

, Bookkeeper

Patrick Tsai works in the Finance and Administration department as IPI’s Bookkeeper. Patrick moved from Hong Kong to New York City in 2009. He has interned at the NY Aquarium and Museum of Natural…

, 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

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…

, Policy Analyst

Dalya Al Alawi joined IPI in January 2018, where she is responsible for managing programs, concept notes and internships, monitoring budgets, providing support in research, and drafting the…

, Events & Office Assistant

Sama Alshawi joined IPI in August 2017. As the Event and Office Assistant, Sama works with the IPI, MENA Director to manage programs, external relations, office events, and office administration….

Non-Resident Advisers

, Non-resident Senior Adviser

Arthur Boutellis is a Non-resident Senior Adviser at IPI, where he was Director of the Brian Urquhart Center for Peace Operations, responsible for developing and managing IPI’s programs and…

, Non-Resident Fellow

Patryk I. Labuda is a Non-Resident Fellow at IPI. Patryk is a Hauser Post-Doctoral Global Fellow at New York University School of Law and a visiting fellow at the NYU Center for Human Rights and…

, Non-resident Fellow

Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé is a non-resident fellow at IPI. A Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science at McGill University, Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé is Associate Professor in the…

, Non-resident Adviser

Ralph Mamiya is currently an independent consultant and is the former team leader of the Protection of Civilians Team in the United Nations Department Peacekeeping Operations and…

, 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…

, Non-resident Senior Fellow

Alexandra joined IPI as a Senior Visiting Fellow in July 2017. She works on UN peacekeeping and Security Council related issues with IPI’s Brian Urquhart Center for Peace Operations. Dr….

, Non-resident Adviser

José Vericat joined IPI in May 2011 as Middle East Adviser. He is currently based in the Middle East as Country Representative/Director of The Carter Center for Israel and Palestine. Previously…

, Non-resident Senior Fellow

Marie-Joëlle Zahar is a Non-resident Senior Fellow at IPI. She is also Director of the Research Network on Peace Operations and Professor of Political Science at the Université de Montréal.

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