Deputy Head, Gender and Security Division
Ann Blomberg is the Deputy Head of the Gender and Security Division with a special focus on research and policy. She joined DCAF in 2017, bringing her experience from a long and varied professional career in international diplomacy with her. For more than 20 years, Ann was a Swedish diplomat serving in Stockholm, as well as in Harare, Zimbabwe and in Geneva, and she has worked for UNHCR and UN Women in Geneva as well as for international NGOs, also based in Geneva. Ann's main focus has been humanitarian affairs, gender equality, human rights, development cooperation as well as donor relations and fundraising.
Trilingual, Ann speaks English and French fluently, in addition to her mother tongue Swedish.