Our advisory board and members

The world is less peaceful today than any time in the last decade ( GPI 2019)

The Nordic Center for Conflict Transformation is working on #everydaypeacebuilding

Noufal Abboud
Noufal AbboudExecutive Director and Co-founder
Noufal Abboud is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Nordic Center for Conflict Transformation. A native of Morocco as well as a Swedish national, With more than 15 years’ experience in teamwork with diverse staff, and in multi-programme management.
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Guissou Jahangiri
Guissou Jahangiri Chairperson of the advisory board
Guissou Jahangiri is a human rights defender and a cultural activist currently serving as a vice president of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH). She is co-founder and executive director of OPEN ASIA/Armanshahr.
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Max Jönsson
Max JönssonChairperson of the board
Operational finance executive and project developer. CEO of Chemrec AB, a biofuels technology start-up and former Chief Finance Officer of Senegal’s Electricity Company.
Asma Lamrabet
Asma Lamrabet Member of the advisory board
Asma Lamrabet is considered as a third-way feminist who revises sacred Islamic texts, believing that the interpretations that underlie Islamic Law from the 9th century were excessively patriarchal and must be reinterpreted. She is a Medical Doctor and biologist at the Avicennes Public Hospital in Rabat.
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Peter Van Leeuwen
Peter Van Leeuwen Member of the advisory board
A seasoned Dutch diplomat, Peter van Leeuwen is at present (2019) active with international strategic and management consultancy, in different fields, especially in the Middle East and Central Asia. He holds several Board positions.
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Jan Henningsson
Jan HenningssonMember of the advisory board
Such as a series on “Legal tradition of the world”, with experts in Islamic and Grothian law. Dr. Henningsson was an initiator of the educational programme “The image of Islam and Muslims in school textbooks”, co-ordinated by UNESCO.
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Alexander Verbeek
Alexander VerbeekMember of the advisory board
Alexander Verbeek is a Dutch environmentalist, public speaker, moderator, diplomat, and former strategic policy advisor at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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Martin Ängeby
Martin ÄngebyMember of the advisory board
Martin Ängeby is Secretary-General of the Swedish international Liberal Centre (SILC), a non-profit organization that supports democracy and human rights activism.
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Fatima Ezzahra Benoughazi
Fatima Ezzahra BenoughaziProgram coordinator
Fatima Ezzahra is the program coordinator at the Nordic Center for Conflict Transformation.
She is a trainee lawyer, a civil society activist and a peacebuilder. Fatima holds a Master’s in Civil and Business Law at the Faculty of law of Abdelmalek Esaadi.
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Asmae Al Mansouri
Asmae Al MansouriLiaison Coordinator - Sweden
Asmae has organized numerous events and aid actions for the benefit of Women and Children. She also manages two online communities with a significant number of members. Asmae has been successfully driving community engagement, managing events and executing on-the-ground aid and support actions for which she founded the successful Yamama non-profit association.