2008 Master in Public and International Law
University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
1997 Master in Middle Eastern Studies, Arabic and Geography
University of Berne, Switzerland and Berlin, Germany
From 1999 to 2012 held various positions within the ICRC (protection coordinator, head of office, head of delegation) in operational contexts in the Middles East, Africa and Asia as well as Headquarters dealing with policy issues.
Prior to joining the ICRC, she worked for NGOs and the Swiss Development Agency in the West Bank and Jordan.