Speakers 2019

Maria Fantappie

Senior Adviser, International Crisis Group (ICG), Belgium

Maria Fantappie is Senior Adviser at the International Crisis Group working on security, conflict, politics, governance, and social issues on Iraq, Syria and the Kurdish regions. Between January and August 2018, she served as Senior Strategic Adviser on Security Sector Reform Coordination to the EU mission in Iraq, seconded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ms. Fantappie has conducted fieldwork in Iraq and Syria since 2009 and has engaged policymakers on her research at some of the highest levels of government in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East.