Senior Data Analyst Human Security Survey
Anita specializes in monitoring & evaluation, results, and data for peace and conflict programming. During her time at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and War Child Holland, she gained expertise on the development of theories of change, results frameworks, and logframes, the reporting of complex and varied results, and communicating these results to various audiences. She obtained a BSc in Social Psychology and an MA in Conflict Studies and Human Rights, is passionate about quantitative analysis, research methodologies, and data, and has substantive experience working with the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI). Anita joined PAX as Senior Analyst for the Human Security Survey.
Email: hossain -at- paxforpeace -dot- nl | LinkedIn: Anita Hossain
Project Lead Human Security Survey South Sudan
Anton is a human security and civil-military specialist, with a background in social science and development studies. Anton obtained a Master’s degree on Cultural Anthropology and Non-Western Sociology at Leiden University, a Bachelor’s degree on Arabic Language and Culture at Leiden University, as well as an Advanced Master International Development at the Radboud University Nijmegen. Previously, Anton has worked with United Civilians for Peace (UCP), ICCO and Kerk in Actie, before joining PAX in 2013.
Email: quist -at- paxforpeace -dot- nl | LinkedIn: Anton Quist
UN Advocacy Advisor PAX
Brittany Roser is the UN Advocacy Advisor for PAX in New York, where she focuses on identifying opportunities and fostering strategic engagement and partnership with key international actors, including the UN and its Member States, on a variety of peace and security issues. Prior to joining PAX, Brittany worked for the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect (ICRtoP) and the NGO Working Group on the Security Council (NGOWG/SC), with a particular focus on policy research and advocacy on international protection agendas such as Protection of Civilians (PoC), Responsibility to Protect (R2P), and Women, Peace and Security (WPS), among others. Brittany has a Master of Science degree focusing on International Relations and Security Policies from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
Email: roser -at- paxforpeace -dot- nl | LinkedIn: Brittany Roser
Partnership Coordinator Protection of Civilians
Carrie is a conflict resolution, governance, and human security specialist with a technical background in research, program evaluation, and training. From 2016-2019, Carrie served as the Project Lead for PAX’s Human Security Survey work in Iraq, subsequently transitioning into the role of Partnership Coordinator for the PoC team’s overarching program. Prior to joining PAX, she worked previously with Freedom House and the Feinstein International Center, and served as a consultant for a wide variety of international institutions (among others, for the International Criminal Court, Save the Children, Search for Common Ground, USAID, and the World Bank). She has significant field experience in Iraq, Jordan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Indonesia. Carrie obtained a Master’s degree in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.
Email: huisman -at- paxforpeace -dot- nl | LinkedIn: Carrie Stefansky Huisman
Project Officer Protection of Civilians
Erin first joined the team as an intern in February 2019 as part of her Conflict Studies and Human Rights MA programme, which she completed Cum Laude with a thesis on the securitisation of Muslims in Myanmar. After her studies, Erin rejoined the Protection of Civilians team, where she currently works as a Project Officer for the Protection in Practice project, focusing in particular on research and advocacy around civilian harm and its tracking, investigation, response and mitigation.
Email: bijl -at- paxforpeace -dot- nl | LinkedIn: Erin Bijl
Program Lead Protection of Civilians team & Project Lead Engaging International Actors on PoC (EIA)
Hans Rouw is a security and disarmament specialist with a decade of progressive experience in research, project management and advocacy on human security approaches in conflict. He has worked in diverse contexts such as South Sudan, DR Congo, Colombia, Libya, Tunisia, Iraq, Rwanda, Nepal and the US on a variety of projects and training in conflict. His current focus within the PoC team includes community engagement in Peacekeeping missions, linking local insights to international preparation and training for Peacekeeping and Civil-Military interaction. He joined PAX in 2009. Hans is the overall Program Lead for PoC in PAX, Project Lead of the PoC project Engaging International Actors on PoC and closely works with the MFA and the MoD on PoC related themes.
Email: rouw -at- paxforpeace -dot- nl | LinkedIn: Hans Rouw
Human Security Survey Senior Field Officer Iraq
Haydar has more than eight years of work experience in humanitarian development programming in Iraq. During his work for organizations such as the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Mercy Corps, he supported various communities in conflict and in post conflict settings and was involved in several women and youth empowerment projects. Haydar coordinated the establishment of Adolescent and Youth Free Space (AYFS) in many Iraqi governorates which granted the youth the ability to learn and speak freely with support from the local communities. As the Human Security Survey Senior Field Officer Haydar is responsible for the coordination of the HSS activities in Iraq.
Email: khattar -at- paxforpeace -dot- nl
John Malith Mabor
Senior Project Officer Human Security South Sudan (Juba)
John was previously involved in the Human Security Survey (HSS) in South Sudan project in his capacity as HSS Coordinator at the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms (SSANSA). He contributed to two survey cycles, assisted in training 80 data collectors, supervised the collection of 4.253 respondents and organized community engagement events attended by more than 400 local stakeholders. He contributes primarily to the HSS in South Sudan, where he will be conducting data collector trainings, organizing security dialogues and coordinating with the local field partners and committees on the ground.
Email: malith -at- paxforpeace -dot- nl
Group Assistant Protection of Civilians
Mbiko joined PAX in October 2016. She was born in The Hague, has a Papuan background and spent half of her childhood in Dakar, Senegal. Mbiko offers logistical and practical support to the whole team. Next to her work at PAX, she takes pride in her voluntary work as liaison for ELSHAM Papua in Europe, helping them with communication, fundraising, events and lobby work at the UN in Geneva and at the EU in Brussels.
Email: tanggahma -at- paxforpeace -dot- nl | LinkedIn: Mbiko Tanggahma
EU Advocacy Advisor PAX
Rosie Ball is PAX’s EU Advocacy Advisor, based in Brussels, and is also PAX’s Middle East Advocacy focal point. Previously she worked for Crisis Action’s EU Office, building coalitions of international and local human rights, humanitarian and peacebuilding NGOs and working with them to campaign on issues affecting civilians in conflict. She has also interned on Oxfam GB’s Rights in Crisis Team, and Amnesty International’s Individuals at Risk Programme. She has a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford, where she specialised in International Relations; and wrote her thesis on international advocacy campaigns about civil wars.
Email: ball -at- paxforpeace -dot- nl | LinkedIn: Rosie Ball
Project Lead Human Security Survey Iraq
Saba comes with over eight years of experience working in the development and humanitarian sectors in conflict and post-conflict environments. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master’s in Conflict Studies and Human Rights, with experience working in fundraising, grant management, programme management, qualitative research and civilian harm tracking. Originally hailing from Pakistan, Saba has also lived and worked in Afghanistan, Iraq, Jordan and Syria for organisations such as the Danish Committee for Aid for Afghan Refugees (DACAAR), the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and Oxfam.
Email: azeem -at- paxforpeace -dot- nl | LinkedIn: Saba Azeem
Selma van Oostwaard
Senior Project Officer Protection of Civilians
Selma joined PAX in 2011, where she worked with the Humanitarian Disarmament team. She was pivotal in the work that was done on the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017. Selma represented PAX during international disarmament platforms and was part of the PAX delegation joining the negotiations on the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. She joined the Protection of Civilians team thereafter as senior project officer, with a focus on international developments in PoC policy making and implementation (Engaging International Actors on Protection of Civilians) .
Email: vanoostwaard -at- paxforpeace -dot- nl | LinkedIn: Selma van Oostwaard
Wilbert van der Zeijden
Team Coordinator Protection of Civilians & Project Lead Protection in Practice (PiP)
Wilbert is team coordinator Protection of Civilians and Project lead Protection in Practice at PAX. He’s an international relations specialist and a graduate of the Vrije University in Amsterdam. Previously he coordinated the ‘Militarism and Globalisation’ program at the Transnational Institute (2001-2009) and he was senior researcher in the Humanitarian Disarmament team of PAX (2010-2015). His current focus within the PoC team includes the international developments in PoC policy making and implementation, civilian harm and European security.