Joëlle Jenny is an Associate at the Weatherhead Centre for International Affairs, Harvard University and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Council on the Future of International Security. Her research focuses on disruptive technologies, international peace and security, and conflict prevention.
Until August 2016 she was the Director for Security Policy and Conflict Prevention at the European Union’s External Action Service in Brussels, in charge of cyber and outer space security policy; non-proliferation and arms control; counter-terrorism; conflict prevention; and sanctions. Previously she served for the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the Swiss Foreign Ministry, NATO and the International Committee of the Red Cross. She worked extensively in Iraq, Yemen and the Palestinian Territories, and has held postings in New York, Angola, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cambodia, Rwanda and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
Joëlle Jenny holds an MA in International Security from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston, USA.