Jean-Pierre Keller is a Senior Analyst and Deputy at the Terrorism-Joint Analysis Group (T-JAG) at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP). His research focuses on local terrorist networks, terrorist financing and inter-related terrorism threats. In his role Jean-Pierre developed projects, teaches and lectures in intelligence/counter-terrorism analysis and management.
Prior to joining the GCSP, Jean-Pierre gained more than 25 years of experience in the financial sector. He had the opportunity to work as a Foreign Exchange trader, Portfolio Manager and later as an Investment Advisor for individuals and entrepreneurs based in the Sub-Saharan Africa countries, where he traveled on a regular basis.
Jean-Pierre holds a Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Global Security and Conflict Resolution from the Global Studies Institute, University of Geneva. As GCSP Executive-in-Residence, he accomplished both GCSP & FOCP crisis management trainings. Retired officer of the Swiss Army, he was a Company Commander, specialized in disaster relief and was trained as a UN military observer. Jean-Pierre is also head of the team leaders and co-responsible for the mountaineering education and training at Club Alpin Suisse – Geneva section.