Anna Bernhard joined swisspeace Analysis and Impact Program in 2013 where she focuses on conflict sensitivity, conflict analysis methodology and practice, and on impact evaluation. Before joining swisspeace, she was a researcher at the Berghof Foundation, Berlin, in an EU-funded project entitled: The role of Governance in the Resolution of Socio-economic and Political Conflict in India and Europe. In 2009 Anna was an associate at the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in New Delhi (India), where she worked on local governance and decentralization, as part of the management team of the Local Governance Initiative South Asia. Prior to her time with SDC, she worked for Helvetas on conflict sensitivity, civilian peacebuilding and aid effectiveness, and interned at the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, in the areas of gender and combating human trafficking. Anna holds a MA in Cultural Anthropology/Gender Studies (University of Basel), a MAS in Development Cooperation (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of the University of Zurich) and is currently completing a MAS in Evaluation (University of Bern).