As our Mali Country Manager, Louisa oversees our work on security governance and natural resource management in the country. She has more than five years' experience in international peacebuilding, and has previously managed projects in the Central African Republic and the Palestinian territories. She has extensive experience of fieldwork in conflict zones, and speaks French and Arabic. Her areas of expertise include intercommunal dialogue, security governance programming, human rights investigations, gender-based violence, and supporting vulnerable and excluded communities. She has also written three non-fiction books and blogs on her website, the-waugh-zone.org.