Anita Ernstorfer works independently through her own advisory and research firm Untangle (LLC). She is also a Principal Associate with Interpeace/IPAT’s Peace Responsiveness Facility, the Course Director of IPAT’s Effective Advising in Complex Contexts’ course, and a member of the UN Peacebuilding Fund’s Program Support Team. She brings 20 years of international experience to these roles, working in a range of contexts across the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. This includes advisory, facilitation, research and management roles working with peacebuilding, development and humanitarian organizations. Anita specializes in peacebuilding, conflict sensitivity and systems and complexity approaches to enhance the effectiveness and accountability of international initiatives in complex settings. Previously, Anita was the Director of the Peacebuilding Effectiveness Practice at Collaborative Learning (CDA). She also worked as a peacebuilding, conflict prevention, and conflict sensitivity adviser with UNDP and UNICEF, and as a program manager with GIZ on Latin America. Anita has developed new systems based monitoring and evaluation approaches in the peacebuilding and conflict transformation field, and is particularly interested in working with funders and implementers to enhance collective impacts of international initiatives. Anita operates in English, Spanish, and German, and holds a Master of Arts degree in Political Science and Spanish Philology.