Expert Profile



Mr Matthew Brubacher
Position(s) Political Officer, United Nations Mission to Lybia

Matthew Brubacher has two decades of experience in fragile states, primarily in Africa and the Middle East.  While working mainly in UN peace operations as a political and rule of law officer, he is progressively shifting towards climate change related issues. Matthew currently works in the Political Economy Unit with the United Nations Mission to Libya. Previously, he headed the Rule of Law and Security Institutions Unit at the UN Office to the African Union where he supported AU peace operations in Central African Republic, Somalia and against the Lord’s Resistance Army.  Previously he headed the special operations unit in the DDR section with MONUSCO in DRC. Matthew also worked as a Cooperation adviser for the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and as a political officer in the Palestine Liberation Organisation where he supported the Camp David II negotiations. Matthew has an LLM in Public International Law from the London School of Economics, Bachelor’s from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service and is a candidate for a MSc in Climate Change and Development at the School of Oriental and African Studies.


Participating in upcoming course/event
22 August 2019