Frida is a Senior DDR Officer at the Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA) in Sweden, a governmental agency working in the field of peace, security and development.
Frida is a political scientist with over a decade of experience working on peace and security in among other contexts Zimbabwe, Liberia, Colombia and Mozambique. She has experience working for civil society, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the United Nations. Additionally, she has through her role with the FBA worked closely with supporting the policy development of the EU and the OSCE.
Her most recent experience is from supporting security transitions, disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) processes and reconciliation in Colombia and in Mozambique. Gender mainstreaming, the Women, Peace and Security agenda, SSR, DDR and training and capacity development constitute her key areas of expertise.