Are you working on a specific project or are you in transition and could benefit from the resources of an inspiring multidisciplinary and multicultural environment?

If yes, the Executives-in-Residence programme of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) is for you. You will have the opportunity to leverage the GCSP’s facilities and resources and contribute to the Centre’s activities through the execution of specific projects. This programme is designed for executives from a wide range of disciplines and sectors, including from business, academia, the media, non-profit, international organisations, arts, sciences or consultancies.

Key benefits for you

As an Executive-in-Residence, you will be able to:

  • Take part in a 2-6 month (or more) residency at the GCSP;
  • Progress with a professional project while benefitting from the feedback of a vibrant and dynamic network, representing a rich source of theoretical expertise and practical experience;
  • Build strong relations with like-minded executives;
  • Have access to GCSP experts, staff and course participants, as well as professional development opportunities;
  • Explore opportunities in the heart of international Geneva, host of 34 international organisations, more than 250 NGOs and 256 diplomatic missions, representations and delegations.

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Meet our current Executives-in-Residence:

Dr Anatole Ayissi
Chief of Staff, UN Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA)
Mr Pablo E. Carrillo
former Chief of Staff, Senator John McCain
Dr Hani Dabbagh
Digital Transformation & Innovation Consultant
Major General (Retd) Adrian Foster
former Deputy Military Adviser, UN DPKO, Executive-in-Residence at the GCSP
Mr Gilles Fuchs
Founder of Cyber-AID.org
Mr Daniel GLAUS
10 vor 10, SFR
Mr Bruno Jochum
Former General Director of Médecins Sans Frontières Switzerland
Mr Adam Koniuszewski
Fellow of the Canadian Order of Chartered Professional Accountants (Quebec), Associate-Fellow of the World Academy of Arts and Science (WAAS), and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Janet Lim
Ms Janet Lim
Former Assistant High Commissioners for Operations, UNHCR
Mr Ralph Mamiya
Non-Resident Advisor to the International Peace Institute and former Team Leader of the Protection of Civilians Team in the United Nations Department Peacekeeping Operations
Ms Misha Nagelmackers-Voinov
Former member of the leadership of BCGE
Mr Grégoire Patte
former Mission Planning Officer, Strategic Planning Unit, United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)

Meet our Fellows


Any questions? Want to apply? Please contact:

+41 (0)22 730 96 94

Prof. Vitaly Naumkin

"It is important to come to Geneva, to be unbiased and to share views between experts on civil wars and conflicts."

Prof. Vitaly Naumkin, GCSP Associate Fellow