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Meet the Team

Mohamed Elsanousi

Mohamed Elsanousi

Executive Director

Washington D.C.

Matthias Wevelsiep

Matthias Wevelsiep

Senior Operations & Program Manager

Helsinki

Milla Perukangas

Milla Perukangas

Senior Specialist on Peace & Security / PVE & Program Manager, Europe / MENA

Helsinki

Gina Dias

Gina Dias

Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Program Manager

Nairobi

Paula Tarvainen

Paula Tarvainen

Senior Advisor – Right to Peace

Helsinki

Dr. Marko Juntunen

Dr. Marko Juntunen

Senior Researcher & Reach Out 3 Program Coordinator

Helsinki

Jessica Roland

Jessica Roland

Senior Specialist on Inclusive Peace

New York

Lacerda Lipangue

Lacerda Lipangue

TIPS Project Coordinator

Mozambique

Camilla Petra

Camilla Petra

Program Coordinator, Global & Sub-Saharan Africa

Helsinki

Simon Woell

Simon Woell

Project Officer, AHA! Awareness with Human Action

Bangkok

Philip Gassert

Philip Gassert

ALLY Project Coordinator

Bangkok

Jason Yabal

Jason Yabal

SOAR Project Coordinator

Helsinki

Fivos Pantotis

Fivos Pantotis

SOAR Finance Coordinator

Helsinki

Said Omar

Said Omar

Reconciliation Project Manager

Mogadishu

Siam Tooran

Siam Tooran

UN Coordinator

New York

Sarah Tyler

Sarah Tyler

Communications Coordinator

Washington, D.C.

Triss Yap

Triss Yap

Communications & Digital Media Associate

Washington, D.C.

Rachel Palermo

Rachel Palermo

Membership & Operations Coordinator

Washington, D.C.

Bishal Adhikari

Bishal Adhikari

Finance Coordinator

Bangkok

Kopila Thapa

Kopila Thapa

Finance & Events Officer

Bangkok

Susanna Leppäkorpi

Susanna Leppäkorpi

Coordination Officer, Asia

Helsinki

Hirondina Tavasse Casimiro Mondlane

Hirondina Tavasse Casimiro Mondlane

Project Coordinator, ID-PEACE Mozambique

Maputo, Mozambique

Jane Johnson

Jane Johnson

Finance Assistant

Helsinki

Chutamas (Ying) Phanyapornsuk

Chutamas (Ying) Phanyapornsuk

Finance and Administration Officer | iDove

Thailand

Rasmas Maradza

Rasmas Maradza

Finance and Administrative Specialist | TIPS Project

Mozambique

Susanna Kujanpää

Susanna Kujanpää

Capacity-building and Development Officer | PAVE Project

Helsinki

Staff on Leave

Mahdi Abdile

Former Head of the Secretariat 

On sabbatical

Edla Puoskari

Edla Puoskari

Program Manager, Asia

Bangkok

On maternity leave

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