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'Casualties of Complexity: War and Hunger in Darfur.' In The Justice of Eating  Testimonials of the Struggle for Food and Dignity, ed. Samuel Hauenstein. Global Hunger Watch, 2007.

'At a crossroads or a dead-end: Considering the Civil-Military Relationship in Time of Armed Conflict.' In Civil Military Cooperation in Post Conflict Operations: Emerging Theory and Practice  ed. Christopher Ankerson. Routledge, 2007.

'The civil-military relationship in time of conflict.' In Crisis Response Journal, Volume 2, Issue 4 (September 2006).

'Multi-national/Multi-agency Response to International Crisis: The Case of Disasters.' In Crisis Response Journal, Vol. 2, Issue 3 (June 2006).

'The architecture(s) of nation-building’ (M. Arch dissertation). Carleton University, 2005.

'Contemporary challenges in the civil-military relationship: Complementarity or incompatibility?' In International Review of the Red Cross  Vol. 86, No. 855 (September 2004).


Lecturer, Master in Development Economics and International Cooperation, University of Rome/Link Campus University, 2014, Italy.

Presenter, Habitat et Logement Donors Group/Haiti, 23 May 2013, Haiti.

Panellist at the World Bank 'Fragility Forum 2013- Stop Conflict, Reduce Fragility, End Poverty', 01- 03 May 2013, Washington DC, USA.

Lecturer, Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH, 2013, 2014), University of Geneva, Switzerland.

External Reviewer, Master in Development Policies and Practices (2013), IHEID, Geneva, Switzerland.

Panellist in the Mercy Malaysia/ICVA conference, 'International Humanitarian Conference 2009', 12-14 November 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Speaker, 'Geneva Communicators Network Seminar', 10 November, 2009, Geneva, Switzerland.

Participant, 'Religion, Secularism, and Humanitarianism: Exploring Differences, Boundaries, and Connections', 10-11 October 2009, Geneva, Switzerland.

Panellist in the ICVA 2009 Conference, 'Changing the Humanitarian Community', 02 February 2009, Geneva, Switzerland.

Panellist, 'Engaging Civil Society in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Challenges and Prospects', 25 June 2008, Geneva, Switzerland.

Presenter, 'NGO Seminar on Civil-Military Relations', 03-04 December 2007. Brussels, Belgium.

Co-organiser and speaker in the GCSP/UNOG Conference 'Our common peacebuilding challenge - The contribution of International Geneva', 06 November 2007. Geneva, Switzerland.

Participant and presenter in the United Nations Environment Program International Consultative Meeting 'Managing Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Societies: Lessons in Making the Transition to Peace', 17-18 September 2007. Geneva, Switzerland.

Organizer and presenter in GCSP Conference 'International Geneva - Taking Stock of Peacebuilding Capacity and Expertise', 12 September 2007. Geneva, Switzerland.

Participant and presenter in WFP Workshop 'The Role of WFP in Protection'. 20-21 November 2006. Rome, Italy.

Panellist in 'International Disaster and Emergency Resilience (IDER) 2006'. 11-13 October 2006. Rome, Italy.

Panellist in 'Canada, the UK and International Security in the Twenty-First Century'. Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), 26 April 2006. London, United Kingdom.

Presenter and participant in 'Improving National and Regional Disaster Response Capacity'. Wilton Park, 02-05 December 2005. Steyning, United Kingdom.

Panellist in 'New Approaches to Civil-Military Relations: Strategies and Practices'. Joint Conference of NATO /GCSP, 06-08 July 2005. Geneva, Switzerland.

Participant, 'Expert Meeting on Human Rights Training for Military Peacekeepers'. 16-18 August 2004. Geneva, Switzerland.

Groups + Associations

Founder and manager of the Geneva Consultants Network, a social and professional networking group for consultants, the ICRC Networking Group, the Swiss Facilitators Network and the Chamonix Connector on LinkedIn

Member of the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit (SHA), Swiss Development and Cooperation (SDC)

Member and CPF of the International Association of Facilitators (IAF)

Member of the Social Return on Investment (SROI) Network

Observer Member of Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action (ALNAP)

Further Training + Workshops

Remote Emergency Care (REC) Level 2 (2013), Advanced Outdoor First Aid (ITC First/2015)

SROI Practitioner Training (2012)

Contribution Analysis: A Tool for Ensuring More Rigour in Evaluating Cause-Effect and the Impact of Many Interventions Workshop (2011)

DRC Stand-by Roster Workshop on Cluster Coordination (2011)

Strategic Illustration and Facilitation Workshop (2009)

UN Basic Security in the Field II (BSTIF) (2018)

UN Advanced Security in the Field (2018)

UN Civil Military Coordination (CMCoord), Basic and Staff Course (2004 and 2005)

Swiss Humanitarian Aid Corps (CSA), Introductory Course (December 2006)

London Metropolitan Police, Strategic Management of Critical Incident Training (2005/2006)

NATO Civil-Emergency Planning and Civil-Military Cooperation (2004)

ICRC professional development courses: ICRC Law and Protection Course (2001), Finance, Financing and Planning Course (2001), Stress and Security Management Course (2000), ICRC Integration Course (1998)


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