Christina Wille

Christina Wille

Director of Insecurity Insight and Aid in Danger Project

Founder of the Aid in Danger Project and the Security in Numbers Database (SiND) along with Larissa Fast, Christina oversees the organization of all Insecurity Insight and Aid in Danger projects. Her work is on the use of data for improving and developing human security, with a particular focus on the monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian information generation.

Helen Buck

Helen Buck

Project Manager

Facilitates the synchronization of various Insecurity Insight projects, leads the confidential sexual violence reports project, and Insecurity Insight’s day-to-day functioning.

Stephanie Rinaldi

Stephanie Rinaldi

Finance Manager

Manages Insecurity Insight project finances and leads on financial reporting.

Joao Barcia

Joao Barcia


IT Developer

Leads Insecurity Insight’s IT projects.

Helen Clamp

Helen Clamp

Security analyst

Situation analysis and security predictions

Kyle Vella

Kyle Vella

Database Manager

Management and development of the AiD database, streamlining of data analysis and qualitative methods verification.

Sarah Gordts

Sarah Gordts

Research Manager

Data management, quality control and innovation. Connectivity to other systems.

James Naudi

James Naudi

Research Officer

Collation, research and synthesis of individual sources for Monthly News Briefs.

Gisele Correia

Gisele Correia

Information Analyst

Qualitative data analysis assessing global trends on threats to humanitarian workers.

Andrea Axisa

Andrea Axisa

Information Analyst and Social Media Researcher

Data coder and social media analyst.

Laurence Gerhardt

Laurence Gerhardt

Editor

Editing of the Monthly News Briefs.

Will Clark

Will Clark

Information Analyst

Qualitative data analysis assessing global trends on threats to humanitarian workers.

Christa Callus

Christa Callus

Researcher and data analyst

Focus on sexual violence, protection, the situation in the Sahel and Mozambique

Chloe Fung

Chloe Fung

Research Assistant

Data entry and assessing global trends on threats to humanitarian workers.

Connor Gray

Connor Gray

Research Assistant

Event and geo-spatial coding.

Joseph Hartley

Joseph Hartley

Research Assistant

Attacks on education data entry and processing

Heidi Parkes-Smith

Heidi Parkes-Smith

Research Assistant and Coder

Violence against health care

Brian Elmore

Brian Elmore


Research Assistant

Research and data entry on threats to healthcare and food security.  

Smruthi Venkat

Smruthi Venkat


Research Assistant and Coder

Violence against education

Board Members

Larissa Fast

Larissa Fast

Founder of Aid in Danger project and Board Member

Larissa is a founder, together with Christina Wille, of the Aid in Danger project and the Security in Numbers Database. She is scholar working at the intersection of the worlds of academia, policy, and practice. Her research addresses two fundamental problems: how best to protect civilians, particularly those who intervene in violent conflict, and how to make such intervention more effective, ethical, and responsive to local needs and circumstances.

Gareth Williams

Gareth Williams

Board Member

Founding members

Nathan Taback

Nathan Taback

Founding Member

Initially involved with Insecurity Insight’s foundational quantitative theory, alongside Robert Coupland, Nathan developed the Taback-Coupland model of armed violence, still used in the Insecurity Insight theory work today.

Robin Coupland

Robin Coupland

Founding Member

Robin was the visionary behind the idea and introduced all key people to each other. Robin made things happen in the early years thanks to his determination and ability to bring people together. Robin never lost sight of the long-term aim of finding better ways in moving forward.

Find out more

Our Story

For over 10 years, our members have been working together to find new ways of documenting violence and its impact. We work with aid agencies, policy makers and researchers. This is our story how it all began. MORE …

Our partners

We work with many different partners to affect change. We believe that joining forces does more than double our impact. We collaborate with partners to generate information, we share data. Our partners turn them into actionable information or use it to lobby and advocate for change.  MORE …

Our research partnerships

We work with academic and other research partners. We support data collection on violence and share our data for selected studies and research activities. MORE …

Our projects

We support organisations in monitoring, research and analysis. Find out here about our projects. MORE …

Our funders

We are grateful for the support we have received from institutional donors and research institutes. MORE …

Contact us

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