Charlotte leads on the development, research and implementation support on new approaches to peacebuilding at Alert. Since 2014, Charlotte has headed our new programming area on arts-based peacebuilding and has developed our art and peacebuilding programming framework. She has been working on peace and security issues since 2005. Her background is in gender, peace and security, having worked on gender programming and advocacy work, including on gender-sensitive security and justice provision, good governance and women's political participation. She holds an MA in Violence, Conflict and Development from SOAS, University of London and a BA in History from the University of Manchester.