Joseph Sany is the Technical Advisor for the Civil Society and Peacebuilding Department at FHI 360. In this capacity, he supports and advises on innovative approaches related to training, programming, human and institutional capacity strengthening, as well as programming in the areas of youth development and livelihoods, countering violent extremism, civil society development and peacebuilding in fragile and post-conflict environments. Sany is an international development, peacebuilding and peacekeeping specialist with 20 years of proven experience supporting and advising local and international organizations including the United Nations missions, USAID missions, United States Institute of Peace (USIP).
Sany possesses technical expertise in designing and facilitating high quality multi-stakeholders’ dialogues for collaborative actions, and research and program design to strengthen youth livelihoods and community resilience. His management skills include, leading teams of consultants and implementing strategic priorities within and international organizations, program design, facilitation and implementation and partnership development. He has researched and published scholarly articles on community mobilization, youth development, conflicts and interventions in fragile and post-conflict societies, and his dissertation research focused on local ownership of International peacebuilding and development projects.
Sany holds a PhD in Public Policy and an MSc in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University. He is fluent in English, French, and West African Pidgin English.