Senior Programme Officer, Emerging Security Challenges Programme; Strategic Foresight Cluster Leader
Emily Munro is a Senior Programme Officer and Strategic Foresight Cluster Leader in the Emerging Security Challenges Programme (ESCP) at the GCSP. In this role Emily leads projects and contributes to courses, in particular in the area of strategic foresight and international security and on initiatives seeking to foster dialogue on cybersecurity and arms proliferation. She is Course Director of the New Issues in Security Course (NISC), is a term facilitator and module responsible in the Leadership in International Security Course (LISC), and she directs an annual short course on strategic foresight.
Emily has been with the GCSP since 2003, in functions related to partnership development and governance issues, training and academic affairs, and courses and projects on peacebuilding and new issues in security.
She has previous professional experience at the International Organization for Migration (Geneva), the Global Forum for Health Research (Geneva) and the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC, Canada).
Emily holds a Master’s Degree in international relations from the Graduate Institute in Geneva and a Bachelor’s Degree in international relations and political science from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. A Canadian citizen, Emily speaks French and Italian in addition to her native English.