• Hesta Groenewald

    Published on July 13, 2021

    Hesta Groenewald is a conflict and peace specialist with 20 years’ experience in programme delivery and management, technical advice and policy advocacy on conflict-sensitive development, gender and conflict and broader peace and security issues. She has particular expertise on conflict-sensitive approaches to aid and has designed, implemented or managed several mechanisms that aimed to improve [...]

  • Salif Nimaga

    Published on April 30, 2020

    Salif Nimaga is a Peacebuilding Consultant based in Berlin, Germany. He has more than 15 years of academic and programming experience in the areas of peacebuilding and transitional justice. Covering a considerable variety of institutional and geographical contexts, he has worked as a Programme Manager for the UN Peacebuilding Fund in the Peacebuilding Support Office [...]

  • Jean-Paul Chami

    Published on May 21, 2019

    Lebanese Peacebuilding Consultant, Trainer and Dialogue Facilitator specialized in Conflict Transformation, Jean-Paul has delivered more than 60 training workshops and lectures in Lebanon, and across the Arab region on Peace and Conflict-related topics and skills, hence, incapacitating hundreds of organizations and thousands of individuals in conflict-stricken countries and localities. He directs Peace Labs, a Lebanese [...]

  • Frauke de Weijer

    Published on May 21, 2019

    Frauke de Weijer, a Dutch national with degrees from the University of Utrecht and Harvard University, is an independent professional in the field of conflict prevention, peacebuilding, and inclusive governance. She works as an independent consultant, with different clients from governments, think tanks and NGOs. In addition, she is as an associate consultant with PeaceNexus, [...]

  • Anita Ernstorfer

    Published on May 21, 2019

    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 [...]

  • Nora Refaeil

    Published on October 11, 2017

    Dr. Nora Refaeil is an attorney by training, and a mediator, coach and trainer by inclination. By calling, Nora is a change catalyst. In the last 20 years, she initiated and facilitated conversations for systemic and sustainable change in a variety of fields: Be it as an attorney advising clients or as a transitional justice [...]

  • Jan Ubels

    Published on October 11, 2017

    Jan Ubels (1956) is a Senior Associate for the International Peacebuilding Advisory Team. He specialises in Organizational and capacity development, Change management and process facilitation, and Training and coaching. Jan is a Senior Strategist with SNV Netherlands Development Organization and has an independent training and coaching practice. He has thirty years of experience as consultant, [...]

  • Jared L. Ordway

    Published on October 11, 2017

    Jared L. Ordway is a Senior Associate for the International Peacebuilding Advisory Team. He is a peacebuilding professional specializing in applied practices of multi-stakeholder dialogue, social conflict analysis, intercultural communication, and urban violence prevention. Applying participatory methodologies and systems-oriented concepts in the design and management of conflict intervention and peacebuilding initiatives, Jared accompanies and consults [...]

  • Jeannine Suurmond

    Published on October 11, 2017

    Jeannine Suurmond is an Associate for the International Peacebuilding Advisory Team. She has supported state- and civil society-led peacemaking and peacebuilding efforts in more than ten countries around the world during the last 15 years, living in India, Nepal, Cambodia, and Thailand. Her main areas of expertise are healing, reconciliation, conflict resolution, and mediation; nonviolent [...]