Andrea Malouf

Expert Network Expert of the Month – May 2016 Contributor

Andrea Malouf provides strategic analysis and planning support to public- and private-sector clients working with Aktis Strategy, a development consultancy. She has completed projects in Iraq, Tunis (on Libya), Southern Turkey (on Syria), Lebanon, Myanmar and Western Sahara. Andrea is currently a Senior Technical Expert on an EU-funded project in Iraq, a project which she also manages for Aktis.

Prior to joining Aktis, Andrea specialised in research consulting; she has formed part of a team to monitor and evaluate a security and justice programme in Syria, worked in the risk and investigations practice of an international management consultancy, and helped found a micro-social research consultancy in Myanmar.

Alongside her role at Aktis Andrea is co-founding Aktashif, a charity with the aim of promoting knowledge, education and cultural understanding in the Arabic-speaking world.

Andrea graduated with an MSc from Durham University, where she was a Ustinov College Scholar, and read law at Leeds University. She is a fluent Arabic, English and French speaker, and has, at various points in her career, also conversed in Burmese and Spanish to intermediate level.

Articles Authored

Rethinking joint action on stabilisation and peacebuilding (1 May 2016) - Stabilisation support aims to fulfil a political objective but even with the hundreds of millions spent to date, stabilisation activities consistently fail to contribute to policy objectives, and often fail at the more modest programmatic outcome level. Why?