Roland Dittli holds a MA in Modern History from the University of Bern. After working and studying in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), he joined swisspeace in 2001 as a research analyst for the Lusophone Africa Project (2001-2002) and in 2003 became a program officer with the Center for Peacebuilding (KOFF). From 2004-2005, he was employed within the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs' Expert Pool for Civilian Peacebuilding as head of the Swiss delegation and staff division at the Temporary International Presence in the City of Hebron (oPt). As a freelance consultant, he carried out several mandates for German development and peacebuilding organizations in oPt and Yemen (2005-2006). Before re-joining swisspeace in June 2008, he worked in Lilongwe/Malawi in an EU governance project as a technical advisor for monitoring and evaluation. At KOFF, Roland focuses on issues of peacebuilding evaluation, results-based management as well as impact assessment and conflict sensitivity. Since August 2010, he heads the swisspeace Peacebuilding Analysis and Impact Program.