Before Ottilia Anna Maunganidze is the Head of Special Projects in the Office of the Executive Director at the Institute for Security Studies. An international law and human rights advocate, she works towards promoting human security on the African continent by advancing peace and justice. Ottilia explores new areas of work for the ISS and helps to inform institutional strategy. Her areas of interest include emerging security threats, international criminal justice, international human rights law, and migration trends and policy.She is a member of the Complementarity Committee of the International Law Association; and serves on the Strategic Advisory Board for Weathering Risk: A Climate and Security Risk and Foresight Assessment.
Ottilia comments in the media, speaks at global events and serves as an expert resource for a variety of organisations. A full list of publications and reports is available on request.