Working as a regional expert on the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs. Advising the German Government on this Region. My Areas of Expertise are
regional and intrastate conflicts in the Horn of Africa, questions of political order, social change, and statebuilding in fragile states.
Since 2012 Consulting AU-mediation Sudan/ Horn of Africa
2013-2014 Head of Research Division
2010-2012 Research stay in Ethiopia
2003-2006 Coordinator for the Ecumenical Network on Central Africa (Berlin)
1999-2001 Researcher in the Eastern Africa Team, Amnesty International (London)