Anna Leissing

Anna Leissing holds a MA in Social Anthropology of Transnationalism and the State from the University of Bern. Anna is a Senior Program Officer in the Policy and Platform Program and the Head of the Swiss Peacebuilding Platform KOFF at swisspeace. In this capacity, she strives to strengthen civilian peacebuilding and enhance its relevance and visibility by engaging in joint learning processes, multi-stakeholder dialogues and roundtable discussions with KOFF members and partners. Before joining swisspeace, Anna worked for different NGOs and civil society networks in Switzerland and abroad, such as the Guatemala Solidarity Network, HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation and the Society for Threatened Peoples.