Gizem Sucuoğlu is a Senior Programme Manager at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation (CIC). Her area of expertise lies in the field of peacebuilding, conflict prevention, emerging donors, international and regional organisations, Turkey, the Balkans, Middle East and South Asia. Prior to joining the CIC she worked at the UN, supporting the 2015 Review of the UN Peacebuilding Architecture. She has spent 12 years working for the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and has served in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Turkish Mission to the United Nations. Gizem holds a Ph.D. from the University of Kent in Canterbury.