Gizem Sucuoglu is a Non-Resident Fellow at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation (CIC) and a Peacebuilding Officer at the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO). In that capacity, she is a member of the Secretary-General's Internal Review Team. From 2016-2017, she was a Senior Program Manager at CIC. Her areas of expertise lies in the field of peacebuilding, conflict prevention, urban policy, international and regional organizations, Turkey, the Balkans, Middle East and South Asia. Prior to joining CIC, she worked at the United Nations, on the 2015 Review of the UN Peacebuilding Architecture. She has held past positions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, and Afghanistan as a career diplomat in the Turkish Foreign Service. Gizem holds a Ph.D. from the University of Kent at Canterbury.