Dr. Annika Hansen

Dr. Annika Hansen

Dr. Annika Hansen

Deputy Head Analysis

Cand. Polit. (Political Science)
MA Law and Diplomacy (International Relations)
PhD (Political Science)

Since 2016

Senior Researcher, Analysis


2008 to 2016

UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations
i.a. Policy officer/adviser to the UN Police Adviser, Chief Evaluation Team
Advisor for the Senior Security Sector Reform at the UN Stabilisation Mission in Libya (UNSMIL)

1996 to 2016
Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI)
Project manager and senior analyst on security policy, especially peace operations led by the UN, the EU and other international organisations, rule of law and security sector reform and the role of police in crisis management

2002 to 2003
EU Police Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (EUPM BiH)
Chief Political Adviser to the Head of Mission

2000 to 2002
International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
Research Associate on international police operations

Working Languages
German, English, Norwegian

Expertise | Responsibilities

  • Collection and evaluation of experiences of civilian experts
  • UN peace operations
  • Deployment of police in international missions