Katinka Patscher is an international peacebuilding expert with more than 15 years of work experience in post-conflict peacebuilding, mediation, human rights, rule of law, democratic governance, and gender equality. She has lived, worked and travelled in Central Asia, Russia, Africa, Europe, and the United States. Her work has centered on research, policy development, and project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Katinka’s recent posting with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Kyrgyzstan has sharpened her expertise on Central Asia and on civil society development. Her previous work experience includes positions with the UN Peacebuilding Support Office, the Delegation of Germany to the United Nations, and the European Commission. Katinka provides strategic planning, policy advice, and analysis to international organizations as well as national and sub-national authorities in crisis and transitional contexts. An experienced evaluator for peacebuilding projects, she fluently speaks English, German, French, and Russian.

Katinka Patscher has extensive experience in working in: Burundi, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kyrgyzstan, and United States of America. Major areas of expertise include: Conflict, situation and political economy analysis, Dialogue and reconciliation processes, Engaging marginalized groups, Good governance and the Rule of Law, Human rights and protection, Monotoring, evalution and impact assessment, and Peace-building, peace operations and conflict sensitivity