Linda Maduz is Programme Manager, Asia at the GCSP. As a member of the centre’s Diplomatic Dialogue department, she is responsible for GCSP activities that facilitate dialogue between conflict parties in Asia. The aim of these activities is to inform and support actors engaged in track 1+2 diplomacy to develop creative solutions in addressing security challenges, defusing tensions, and building trust and confidence. Linda Maduz previously worked as Senior Researcher at the Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich. She received her doctorate in Political Science from the University of Zurich, having previously completed a licentiate degree in International Relations at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva. Her policy and research work has focused on security and foreign policymaking in East and Southeast Asia and the dynamics of political change within the regional states. She speaks German, English, and French.