Associate Professor of International Relations, expert in Strategic studies and Humanitarian affairs, International Economics and History. Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford. Associate Fellow, Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP). Editor in Chief of the Revue militaire suisse (RMS). Lieutenant-colonel (General Staff) in the Swiss Armed Forces: former commanding officer, 17th Tank Battalion ; presently head of military intelligence (G2) of the 1st Armored Brigade.