Steven Spittaels, PhD started advising the European Institute of Peace (EIP) on conflict analysis in 2019 and is currently Team Leader on the Great Lakes Region.
He is a conflict mapper and (research) team coordinator, specialised in the analysis of armed groups, conflict financing and war motivation.
He served five mandates on UN expert panels focusing on the Democratic Republic of Congo and Libya. He has also worked on conflict issues in the Central African Republic, Afghanistan and both Sudans.
He has authored and co-authored over thirty reports commissioned by clients including the UN Security Council and other UN agencies, the World Bank, the EU and various governments and NGOs.