Peter Neumann
Security Advisor

Peter Neumann is Professor of Security Studies at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London, and served as Director of its International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) from 2008 to 2018. In 2017, he was the OSCE's Special Representative on Countering Violent Radicalisation.

Peter’s latest book in English is Bluster: Donald Trump’s War on Terror, which was published by Hurst and Oxford University Press in early 2020. Prior to this, he authored Radicalized: New Jihadists and the Threat to the West (IB Tauris, 2016), which originally came out as Die neuen Dschihadisten (Ullstein 2015). Other books include Old and New Terrorism (Polity Press, 2009); and The Strategy of Terrorism (with M.L.R. Smith) (Routledge, 2008). He has published dozens of peer-reviewed articles and policy reports on issues related to terrorism, counter-terrorism, radicalisation, and counter-radicalisation.

Peter is a Senior Fellow at the Egmont institute in Brussels and the Royal United Services Institution (RUSI) in the United Kingdom. He also serves as an adviser to the Club de Madrid, the association of former heads of state and government.

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Gady Gronich
Member of the Board

Gady serves as Chief of Staff to the President of the Conference of European Rabbis (CER) and is the Executive Director of the Conference of European Rabbis (CER) Foundation.

Over the course of his career Gady has managed large charities and foundations across Europe. His expertise lies in fundraising, large scale events, strategy, marketing and managing sensitive current affairs. Gady has established a broad and strong network within the European Jewry across organisations and communities.

Prior to CER, Gady was running Hadassah - he built up an unknown organisation to be one of the top leading charities in Germany, the German speaking countries and Russia.

Gady is fluent in Hebrew, English and German.

Shorena Mikava
Legal Advisor

Shorena serves as the Head of the Legal Department of the Conference of European Rabbis (CER) Foundation and is the Director of the Board of Patrons.

Shorena trained as a lawyer, specialising in Criminal and Civil Law. She has served as a legal consultant for numerous associations and foundations. Her background leaves her well placed to advise international charities and organisations – helping them to strategise and develop. Throughout her career Shorena has provided professional advice for leaders, board members and business people.

Prior to CER, Shorena was a Lawyer and Academic Assistant at the Lawyer ́s Office of “Tschaidse & Peter“ and Charity Director of “Meir Panim e. V. “Global Development for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Russia & Scandinavia.

Shorena is fluent in Georgian, Russian, English, German, Italian.