Caty Clement is a Senior Associate for the International Peacebuilding Advisory Team. Caty has worked extensively in Africa focusing on conflict and fragile states both as a practitioner and an academic. Her over twenty years of expertise is in fragile states, SSR-DDR, peacebuilding, conflict management, sanctions, mediation, collaborative leadership and Africa, particularly the Great Lakes.
Caty was a Senior Programme Advisor and Senior Fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy in charge of peacebuilding (GCSP). She was previously the Great Lakes Project Director at the International Crisis Group, as well as a regional expert at the UN Security Council Group of Experts investigation into violations of the Democratic Republic of Congo Arms Embargo. At the World Bank, Caty was a team leader on DDR in the Central African Republic and worked on early warning indicators of state fragility. She was also a fellow at the Harvard University Kennedy School, and taught at the University of Geneva on Comparative Politics as well as the University of Louvain on Political Science and International Relations.