Raphael is a Research Assistant in the Policy and Research Division. He mainly assists the Senior Fellow of the Division on a police reform and a legal review project in Southeast Asia. His work also includes administrative and editing support as well as related research in the field of security sector reform (SSR) and security sector governance (SSG).
Prior to joining DCAF, Raphael interned at the Delegation of the European Union to Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein and at the Embassy of Switzerland in Luxembourg. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy & Economics from the University of Bayreuth and is currently pursuing an LL.B. at the University of Geneva.
Raphael speaks fluent German, French, English and Spanish.