I have worked as a Sector Economist and Project Manager in the area of "Peace and Security" with the German Development Bank KfW from 2008 to 2011. As a researcher I have regularly consulted for German Development Cooperation focusing mainly on aid interventions in conflict-affected states in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East; for example:

  • Final control of the German support to social and economic infrastructure construction in Yemen (2017)
  • C ommissioned background report on security threats and peacebuilding in Africa (2017)
  • Support to the development of a project design of a large-scale reconstruction project in Iraq (2016/2017)
  • Peace and Conflict Assessment (PCA) for a rural development project in Somaliland (2015)
  • Project design for a regional scholarship scheme of the East African Community (2015)
  • Support to the development of Operational Guidelines for a reconstruction project in Syria (2013/2014)
  • Peace and Conflict Assessment (PCA) for a governance/decentralization project in Mali (2014)
  • Final control of the German contribution to a multilateral reconstruction project in South Sudan (2013)
  • Commissioned report on associations between climate change and violent conflict (2013)
  • Commissioned strategic note on German financial cooperation in fragile states (2012/2013)
  • Commissioned report on monitoring and evaluation of developments projects in fragile states (2012/2013)