Caroline is responsible for managing and expanding Alert's peacebuilding work on and in Syria. This involves working through partners inside Syria and neighbouring countries to strengthen capacities to manage and resolve conflict. Caroline's professional experience has focused on managing projects in the areas of political and security risks in the Middle East, particularly Iraq. She has worked within and led multidisciplinary and international teams, and worked across multiple sectors, including international and non-governmental organisations, diplomatic entities, oil and gas, financial institutions and aviation. She also has experience in research and analysis, and is engaged in research on mediation, the politics of conflict and violence, and the politics of human rights.