Committee to Protect Journalists

Analysis: Journalists under duress: Internet shutdowns in Africa are stifling press freedom

  • Without internet access journalists cannot publish online, nor can they conduct thorough investigations or talk securely with their sources.


Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Research Associate with ISS Peace Operations and Peacebuilding Division, currently researching and writing on resilience building and climate diplomacy for sustaining peace.

Analysis: Land privatisation and climate change are costing rural Kenyans

Analysis: Sustaining peace requires urgent climate action

In 2015, worked from Pretoria and Maputo on a project to understand peacebuilding processes for sustainable development and peace consolidation in Mozambique.

Analysis: The perfect storm: Mozambique’s compounding crises

Analysis: Mozambique: there’s more to peace than silencing the guns

Research Paper: Planning for Peace: lessons from Mozambique’s peacebuilding process

Analysis: Climate change and conflict: how Mali can grow more resilient

Analysis: What does new momentum for UN peace and security really mean?


adelphi Research

Write analysis on climate diplomacy and conflict prevention for adelphi’s Resilience Compass Blog, which is part of the “A New Climate for Peace” online knowledge platform.

Analysis: The UN Wants to Respond to Climate Change and Prevent Conflict, But When?

Analysis: Liberia: Climate Change Adaptation Offers Peacebuilding Plan

Analysis: Conflict in Context: Land subdivision in Kenya compounds climate costs

Analysis: Climate Action is Critical for Sustaining Peace


Concord Consulting

Fellow with independent consulting and advisory enterprise based in Copenhagen and New York City specializing in supporting and evaluating efforts to sustain peace and enable humanitarian responses, recovery and development in fragile and conflict-affected settings.


International Peace Institute: Global Observatory

Wrote on the importance of including local communities in African natural resource development to prevent conflict and sustain peace.

Analysis: From Curse to Blessing: How Africa’s Natural Resources Can Build Peace


Global Affairs Canada 

Worked in a team of four to advise the Canadian government on a strategy to build resilience to violent extremism.

Focused on fostering inclusive interpersonal interactions, the recommendations offer a toolkit for Canada’s action internationally.

In On Africa Publishing

Wrote conflict and counter-terrorism analysis for IOA, focused on North Africa between January and June 2015.

Reports were published in the monthly Africa Conflict Monitor, which is an analytically-driven publication on conflict and conflict resolution across Africa.

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Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS)

Wrote political analysis on Sudan – South Sudan relations between October 2012 and October 2013. Reports included analysis of rebel group dynamics, oil relations, the Abyei territory, and both Chinese and US engagement.

Reports contributed to MIGS’ Media Monitoring Project for the prevention of mass atrocities.