Emmanuel-Pierre Guittet is an independent consultant (Versailles – France) and Senior Associate at Conflict Management Consulting (CMC, Brussels – Belgium). He is also Research Associate at the Centre for Conflict, Liberty and Security (Paris, France) and at University of Cambridge’s Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement (Cambridge, United Kingdom). He has twenty years of experience in security and police cooperation, including anti-terrorism, peace operations and fundamental rights. He has worked as adviser to the European Union and its Member States, including the French Ministry of Defence. Emmanuel-Pierre holds a Ph.D. in political science and international relations and has worked as assistant professor in France, Canada and the United Kingdom. He has published widely on political violence, gender activism, conflict transformation and the prevention of youth marginalisation and violent radicalisation.
He has published extensively on issues of International Political Sociology, security, violence, terrorism and radicalisation and he is co-editor of the Manchester University Press book series New Approaches to Conflict and Security Analysis and of the International Political Sociology Routledge book series.
As external expert in PVE and CVE for the Commonwealth Secretariat Countering Violent Extremism Unit, external expert for the European Parliament LIBE committee (Lot 2 & 5, Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs), the Directorate General for Parliamentary Research Service Policy area 7 – Home affairs – and 11 – Foreign Affairs) and former expert for the French Ministry of Defence (DAS), he has authored and co-authored several policy briefs and commissioned reports on issues of national defence, the role of armed forces in the fight against terrorism, internal and European security, the prevention of youth marginalisation and violent radicalisation.