Lena Guesnet

Function: Researcher, Project Coordinator
Phone: +49 228 911 96-37
E-Mail: lena.guesnet(at)

Key expertise

Natural resources and conflict, SALW control/PSSM.

(Academic) education / CV:

MA Political Science 2007

Lena holds a Diploma (MA-equivalent) from Marburg University in Political Science, Law, Peace and Conflict Studies.
Before joining BICC, Lena studied Political Science in Marburg, Rennes and Berlin. During internships, she acquired knowledge in German development cooperation, e.g. at GTZ Kigali, Rwanda, where she worked within the programme “Support to the democratization and reconciliation process” (2006).

At BICC, she started as a Research Assistant in the team on natural resources and conflict. Field research has led her to Côte d’Ivoire, Chad and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Currently, she serves as Project Coordinator within the Advisory Section of BICC.

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