Expert Profile



Dr Caty Clément
Position(s) Senior Advisor at the International Advisory Team - Interpeace and Member of the Henry Dunant Prize Foundation Council

Dr. Caty Clément has worked extensively in Africa focusing on conflict and fragile states on RBM, peacebuilding and DDR/SSR. She is currently a member of the Board of the Prize Henry Dunant Foundation, Interpeace’s International Advisory Team, and an Associate Fellow of the GCSP. Dr Clement worked and lived in the Sahel, the Great Lakes, and East Africa working both as a practitioner and an academic. As a practitioner, Dr Clément has been an expert at the UN Security Council Group of Experts on DRC Arms Embargo, lead multiple conflict sensitive processes in the Sahel for the Small Arms Survey, Interpeace, MINUSMA and the PBF, directed the Great Lakes Project for the International Crisis Group, and was team leader for the World Bank on DDR. As an academic, Dr Clement was a fellow at the Harvard University Kennedy School and taught both at the University of Geneva and Louvain. Dr Clément also led the peacebuilding and mediation activities, was a Founding and Management Board member of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, and directed numerous courses such as the Masters in International Security or the Senior Leaders Peacebuilding Course at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP). Caty Clément holds a PhD International Relations and Comparative Politics. She has lectured, spoken and published extensively on peacebuilding, SSR, and fragile states.