Places I have worked

In the past 20+ years I have worked in these places

  • South Africa during the political transition, 1990-95
  • Sierra Leone during the earliest peace processes, 1996-97
  • Republic of Georgia, 1999-2003
  • the Basque Country
  • intrastate conflicts in Asia, Africa
  • The Niger Delta in Nigeria, 2007-2012
  • I have lived in South Africa, London, Moscow, the Netherlands

Institutional and local partners have included:

  • Wilgespruit Fellowship Centre, Meadowlands Joint Monitoring Committee, Thokoza Local Peace Committee (South Africa)
  • Conciliation Resources, Sierra Leone Women’s Movement for Peace, (Sierra Leone)
  • International Alert, Foundation for the Development of Human Resources, (Georgia)
  • Kreddha Europe, Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, United Nations Environment Programme, (Nigeria)
  • Gernika Gogoratuz (the Basque Country)
  • Naga People’s Movement for Human Rights, Naga Mothers Association, Naga Student Federation (Nagaland civil society)

Additional interesting experiences:

  • Coordinator, ‘Summer School on Conflict Prevention and Transformation, UN and Lebanese American University, Byblos, 2004
  • Expert Witness, Goldstone Commission of Inquiry into Violence in Thokoza, South Africa, 1993
  • Nominee, post of General Secretary, Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO), 1998
  • Founding Member, Human Scale Development Network of South Africa, 1994