Wolfram Lacher is a Senior Associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) in Berlin. He has worked on and conducted research in Libya since 2007, including in a previous capacity as an analyst at a business risk consultancy, from 2007 to 2010. He has authored and co-authored numerous reports, academic articles, and book chapters on the post-2011 conflicts in Libya and security issues in the Sahel-Sahara region. He studied Arabic and African languages and history, and political science, as well as conflict and development studies in Leipzig, Paris, Cairo, and London, and holds a PhD in political science from Humboldt University in Berlin. His book “Libya’s Fragmentation” will be published by I.B. Tauris in February 2020.
Senior Associate, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Germany