ISSAT Training Coordinator, ISSAT
Eleanor is ISSAT's training coordinator. Within ISSAT, she assists in the design and development of core training packages as well as SSR training material for multi-lateral organisations such as the UN. She is also responsible for developing a strategic plan to handover training packages to ISSAT members and to conduct ISSAT training in coordination with members of the Association for Security Sector Education and Training (ASSET).
Prior to joining ISSAT, Eleanor worked as a consultant at the Best Practices Section of the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations in New York. She has also worked with the Department of strategic affairs of the French Ministry of Defence and at the French Institute for International Relations (IFRI) in Paris.
Eleanor holds a diplôme and an MA in political science from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences-Po), Paris and a BA in international relations from the University of Colombo. She is currently completing her doctoral thesis at the department of international relations at Sciences-Po Paris. She has also studied at Kingâ' College London and at Princeton University. She is the author of several articles on ethnic conflicts, nationalism and mediation.