Our Team

PILPG’s dynamic team works together to provide excellent service to pro bono clients, conduct cutting edge international law research, and innovate and explore best practices for the fields of peace negotiations, constitution-drafting, and war crimes prosecutions and transitional justice.

senior leadership

Paul Williams  Co-Founder  LinkedIn

Paul Williams
Co-Founder
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Michael Scharf  Co-Founder  LinkedIn

Michael Scharf
Co-Founder
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Milena Sterio  Board Member  LinkedIn

Milena Sterio
Board Member
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Vice Presidents

Brett Edwards  Vice President of Strategic Partnerships  LinkedIn

Brett Edwards
Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
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Miya Nazzaro-Grampp  Vice President of Development & Finance  LinkedIn

Miya Nazzaro-Grampp
Vice President of Development & Finance
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Bridget Rutherford  Vice President of Programs  LinkedIn

Bridget Rutherford
Vice President of Programs
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senior peace fellows

Nina Bang-Jensen  Washington, D.C.  LinkedIn

Nina Bang-Jensen
Washington, D.C.
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Christopher Goebel   Paris, France  LinkedIn

Christopher Goebel
Paris, France
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Drew Mann  The Hague, The Netherlands  LinkedIn

Drew Mann
The Hague, The Netherlands
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Andres Perez  Nairobi, Kenya  LinkedIn

Andres Perez
Nairobi, Kenya
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Meghan E. Stewart  Washington, D.C.  LinkedIn

Meghan E. Stewart
Washington, D.C.
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Meg DeGuzman  Washington, D.C.  LinkedIn

Meg DeGuzman
Washington, D.C.
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Darin Johnson  Washington, D.C.  LinkedIn

Darin Johnson
Washington, D.C.
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Nikhil Narayan  Kathmandu, Nepal  LinkedIn

Nikhil Narayan
Kathmandu, Nepal
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Robert Perito  Washington, D.C  LinkedIn

Robert Perito
Washington, D.C
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Jane Stremsoth  Washington, D.C

Jane Stremsoth
Washington, D.C

Brendan Doherty  New York, New York  LinkedIn

Brendan Doherty
New York, New York
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Michael Kovaka  Denver, Colorado   LinkedIn

Michael Kovaka
Denver, Colorado
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Mike Newton  Nashville, Tennessee   LinkedIn

Mike Newton
Nashville, Tennessee
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Robert Petit  Ottowa, Canada   LinkedIn

Robert Petit
Ottowa, Canada
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Anna Triponel   London, United Kingdom  LinkedIn

Anna Triponel
London, United Kingdom
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Cynthia Ebbs  New York, New York  LinkedIn

Cynthia Ebbs
New York, New York
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Rick Lorenz   Seattle, Washington  LinkedIn

Rick Lorenz
Seattle, Washington
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Greg Noone  Washington, D.C.

Greg Noone
Washington, D.C.

Betsy Popken  Istanbul, Turkey   LinkedIn

Betsy Popken
Istanbul, Turkey
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Jonathan Worboys  London, United Kingdom  LinkedIn

Jonathan Worboys
London, United Kingdom
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senior counsel

Lauren C. Baillie  Senior Counsel  LinkedIn

Lauren C. Baillie
Senior Counsel
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Margaux Day  Senior Counsel   LinkedIn

Margaux Day
Senior Counsel
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Marieke de Hoon  Director & Senior Counsel  LinkedIn

Marieke de Hoon
Director & Senior Counsel
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Dr. Brianne McGonigle Leyh  Senior Counsel  LinkedIn

Dr. Brianne McGonigle Leyh
Senior Counsel
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Counsel

Hussein Sengu  Tanzania - Chief of Party  LinkedIn

Hussein Sengu
Tanzania - Chief of Party
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Diane Furstenau   Counsel  LinkedIn

Diane Furstenau
Counsel
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Jolien Quispel   Counsel  LinkedIn

Jolien Quispel
Counsel
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Mistale Taylor  Counsel  LinkedIn

Mistale Taylor
Counsel
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Not Photographed: Atieno Odhiambo, Kenya - Chief of Party      

rule of law experts

Catherine Aate  South Sudan - Program Manager  LinkedIn

Catherine Aate
South Sudan - Program Manager
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Jackline Nasiwa  South Sudan - Constitutional Development Advisor  LinkedIn

Jackline Nasiwa
South Sudan - Constitutional Development Advisor
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Erin Bloom  Turkey - Assistant Counsel  LinkedIn

Erin Bloom
Turkey - Assistant Counsel
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Danae Paterson  Program Manager  LinkedIn

Danae Paterson
Program Manager
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Daniel Fullerton   Program Manager  LinkedIn

Daniel Fullerton
Program Manager
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Christina Sheetz  Program Director  LinkedIn

Christina Sheetz
Program Director
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Kirsten Lavery  Program Manager  LinkedIn

Kirsten Lavery
Program Manager
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Not Photographed: Sam Andiro, South Sudan - Program Manager; Sylvie Nyamunga, Kenya - Program Manager; Aimee Ongeso, Kenya - Program Manager; Hussein Sengu, Tanzania - Legal Consultant

Operations Team

Neha Bhatia  Program Associate   LinkedIn

Neha Bhatia
Program Associate
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Paul Njemah  Kenya - Bookkeeper  LinkedIn

Paul Njemah
Kenya - Bookkeeper
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Jamie Albaum  Program Associate  LinkedIn

Jamie Albaum
Program Associate
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Paulo Meneses  Junior Finance Analyst   LinkedIn

Paulo Meneses
Junior Finance Analyst
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Sarah Baig  Program Associate  LinkedIn

Sarah Baig
Program Associate
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Savannah Wooten  Program Associate  LinkedIn

Savannah Wooten
Program Associate
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Gabriella Gricius  Development Advisor  LinkedIn

Gabriella Gricius
Development Advisor
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law fellows

Juan Manuel Chiesa   Columbia University   LinkedIn

Juan Manuel Chiesa
Columbia University
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Katherine Ebright  Columbia University   LinkedIn

Katherine Ebright
Columbia University
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Eian Katz  University of Chicago   LinkedIn

Eian Katz
University of Chicago
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Chris Kreutzner  New York University   LinkedIn

Chris Kreutzner
New York University
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Research fellows

Jessica Levy   Research Fellow on Justice, Peace and Security  LinkedIn

Jessica Levy
Research Fellow on Justice, Peace and Security
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Sophie Pearlman   Research Fellow on Justice, Peace and Security  LinkedIn

Sophie Pearlman
Research Fellow on Justice, Peace and Security
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senior research Associates

Jill Bähring  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Jill Bähring
Senior Research Associate
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Victoria Garcia  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Victoria Garcia
Senior Research Associate
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Ksenia Kutyreva  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Ksenia Kutyreva
Senior Research Associate
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Emily Nevala  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Emily Nevala
Senior Research Associate
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Zoe Baker  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Zoe Baker
Senior Research Associate
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Jonathan Heinz  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Jonathan Heinz
Senior Research Associate
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David Lando  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

David Lando
Senior Research Associate
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Georgios Plevris  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Georgios Plevris
Senior Research Associate
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Rosalie Dieleman  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Rosalie Dieleman
Senior Research Associate
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Katherine Holcombe  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Katherine Holcombe
Senior Research Associate
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Andrew Merrylees  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Andrew Merrylees
Senior Research Associate
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Nadeen Saqer  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Nadeen Saqer
Senior Research Associate
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Ana Dionne-Lanier  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Ana Dionne-Lanier
Senior Research Associate
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Dr. Kushtrim Istrefi  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Dr. Kushtrim Istrefi
Senior Research Associate
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Ivy Moody  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Ivy Moody
Senior Research Associate
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Thomas Scott  Senior Research Associate  LinkedIn

Thomas Scott
Senior Research Associate
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research ASSOCIATES

Noura Abahsain  Research Associate  LinkedIn

Noura Abahsain
Research Associate
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Nicole Carle   Research Associate  LinkedIn

Nicole Carle
Research Associate
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Dalya Kefi  Research Associate  LinkedIn

Dalya Kefi
Research Associate
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Maleeha Riaz   Research Associate  LinkedIn

Maleeha Riaz
Research Associate
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Christina Ashworth  Research Associate  LinkedIn

Christina Ashworth
Research Associate
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Monica Carranza  Research Associate  LinkedIn

Monica Carranza
Research Associate
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Emma Marion  Research Associate  LinkedIn

Emma Marion
Research Associate
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Jenna Russo   Research Associate  LinkedIn

Jenna Russo
Research Associate
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Ciara Beaulieu   Research Associate

Ciara Beaulieu
Research Associate

Victoria Ernst  Research Associate  LinkedIn

Victoria Ernst
Research Associate
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Gabriella Marki   Research Associate  LinkedIn

Gabriella Marki
Research Associate
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Brittany Stanek  Research Associate  LinkedIn

Brittany Stanek
Research Associate
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Tucker Kelleher-Brozost   Research Associate  LinkedIn

Tucker Kelleher-Brozost
Research Associate
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Andrew Johnson  Research Associate  LinkedIn

Andrew Johnson
Research Associate
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Sophia Nnadi  Research Associate  LinkedIn

Sophia Nnadi
Research Associate
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Marcela Velarde   Research Associate  LinkedIn

Marcela Velarde
Research Associate
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externs

Alex Lilly  Case Western Reserve University School of Law   LinkedIn

Alex Lilly
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Cameron Rinaldi   Case Western Reserve University School of Law   LinkedIn

Cameron Rinaldi
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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interns

Chelsea Fuchs   Georgetown University   LinkedIn

Chelsea Fuchs
Georgetown University
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James (Ruilin) Li  William & Mary   LinkedIn

James (Ruilin) Li
William & Mary
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Sage Polanco  George Washington University   LinkedIn

Sage Polanco
George Washington University
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Fanggang Zhu  Georgetown University   LinkedIn

Fanggang Zhu
Georgetown University
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