2008-2014 University of Valencia – Valencia (Spain)
Ph.D., Political Science, including visiting scholarships at the London School of Economics (LSE) and the University of Antioquia in Medellín
1996-2002 University of Groningen – Groningen (The Netherlands)
International Relations, including exchange with the University of Glasgow and internship at UNODC

Work experience

2016-present Oxfam Novib – The Hague (The Netherlands)
Regional Program Coordinator, Citizens First Program in Afghanistan and Pakistan
2014-present United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) – Vienna (Austria)
Consultant, working first on the World Drug Report 2015 and presently on its Bulletin on Narcotics
2012-present Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael – The Hague (The Netherlands)
Senior Fellow
2014-2015 Oxfam Novib – The Hague (The Netherlands)
Policy Advisor, Rights in Crisis campaign, including the following side jobs:

  • Chair of the Board of Directors, European Network of NGO’s working in Afghanistan (ENNA);
  • Coordinator, Afghanistan Platform
2003-2014 International Council on Security and Development, formerly known as The Senlis Council – various countries including Afghanistan
Director of Policy Research
2003-2005 Royal Netherlands’ Embassy – Madrid (Spain)
Political Section