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Department of Peace OperationsDepartment of Peace Operations

Vision and Mission
Services and Capacity

Our Staff and Associates

PATRIR’s international associates are practitioners, analysts, diplomats, and current and former military engaged in peacebuilding, conflict transformation, violence prevention and post-war recovery. This global roster includes on-call available practitioners and civilian experts whose work is to support local, national and international peacebuilding efforts and peace engagements.

Kai Frtihjof Brand-Jacobsen

Department Director
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Mr. Kai F. Brand-Jacobsen is Director of the Department of Peace Operations of PATRIR and an advisor on Peacebuilding to the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) the All-Party Parliamentary Working Group on Conflict Issues, and others.

Dr. Zsuzsanna Kacsó

Program Director
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Dr. Zsuzsanna Kacsó is a peacebuilding and violence prevention practitioner and consultant of PATRIR. Her areas of expertise include: conflict analysis, strategic & systemic peacebuilding, electoral violence prevention, future planning and scenario building, organisational development and knowledge management.

Alexandra Crăciun

Project Manager
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Alexandra Crăciun manages various projects in the DPO, focusing on social cohesion and stengthening capabilities of war affected communities.

Otilia Fogorasi-Hencz

Project Manager
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Otilia Fogorasi-Hencz works within the Department of Peace Operations and manages various peacebuilding projects.

Andra Tanase

Peace Researcher
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Andra Tanase is an expert consultant on development cooperation, education, conflict transformation, youth and peacebuilding.

Benedikt Hielscher

Project Coordinator
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Benedikt Hielscher is the Assistant to the Director of the Department of Peace Operations.

Anda Totoreanu

Peace Researcher
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Anda Totoreanu is a Peace Researcher engaging in the mapping of Social & Value based conflicts in Romania.

 

Silvia Ravagnan

Research, EU Policy Advocacy & Programme Coordinator
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Silvia Ravagnan is currently working as Research, EU Policy Advocacy & Programme Coordinator for a H2020 project called TakeDown.

Sophia Willner

Project & Research Assistant
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Sophia Willner is currently working as Project and Research Assistant for a H2020 project called TakeDown.

Jasmeet Sahotay

Research, EU Policy Advocacy & Programme Assistant
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Jasmeet Sahotay is currently working as Research, EU Policy Advocacy & Programme Assistant for a H2020 project called TakeDown.