Role: Conflict Policy Advisor
Paul-André is Conflict Policy Advisor for CARE International UK based in London. Focused on DRC, Somalia and South Sudan, he also works on the thematic area of protecting and empowering women in conflict. Previously at CARE, Paul-André led the conflict community of practice, connecting staff working in conflict areas around the world to share their approaches and experiences, and as a technical trainer in conflict analysis, Theories of Change in peacebuilding DM&E and Do No Harm.
With a background initially in education, Paul-André has worked in conflict, peacebuilding and development since 2006 in the UK and USA with a focus on Africa. Paul-André holds an Msc in Global Politics from Birkbeck and has experience living and working in Guinea, and the Great Lakes of Africa.
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