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Our principles
  • We believe technology has great potential in resolving and preventing conflict. Our work revolves around this principle.

  • We are complete transparent with our stakeholders. They are

         our partners.

  • We combine local excellence with world-proven methods, and operate with the backing of international experts.  

  • We seek holistic, multidisciplinary approaches to challenges.

  • We believe that revisiting and re-evaluating are necessary to achieving lasting results.

  • We emphasize open and constant communication among our

         team and clients.

  • GeoA strives to become a more diverse, inclusive, gender

         balanced organisation.

  • We strive to offset our travel emissions and envisage becoming carbon neutral by 2022 

Our Operational Team
Antonin Lorenzini 
Program Officer

Eduard Peris i Deprez defended his PhD at King’s College Department of War Studies (London) in December 2017 (focusing on the militarization of humanitarian aid) and holds a Masters of International Relations from Columbia University –New York– (SIPA), as well as a BBA & MBA from ESADE Business School (Barcelona). After two years as the Niger Country Director for USAID’s countering violent-extremism flagship program for the Sahel, he has recently supported the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) on a police reform program in the Sahel and Northern Africa. 

Eduard Peris Deprez
Founder & Sr. Advisor
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Inoussa Ousseni Mamadou is a graduate in transport and logistics from Sup’Managment University of Fez in Morocco. He has worked in Niger and France in the transport, food processing and air freight industries. Inoussa is a logistics manager at GeoA.

Inoussa Ousseni Mamadou
Operations Officer

Simon Peter Lokomo holds a Bachelors of Arts Social Sciences from Makerere University in Uganda and a Masters of Public Health (MPH) at City University London. He has previously worked for
different INGOs in Uganda, United Kingdom and Zimbabwe. Simon has experience in social media management, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and advertising. He is our social media
community Manager.

Simon Lokomo
Social media community Manager

Mireia Mesalles is the Creative and Art director at GeoAnalytics Center. She is a founding member of the organisation and is responsible for its visual identity. After studying Art History, Mireia graduated from Barcelona's La Massana art & design Institute. She speaks five languages and spends her time outside of GeoA developing  cultural and art projects.

Mireia Mesalles
Creative Director
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Yuanxi He, Research Assistant. Yuanxi is completing his BA in Economics at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, with a mention in quantitative methods and a BA in International Relations at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

Yuanxi He
Research Officer

Moustapha holds a bachelor and masters degree in finances from Niamey's Abdou Moumouni University. He has recently completed his studies at the African Center for Higher Studies in Management in Dakar where he has pursued an MBA in Audit and Management control. Previously, Moustapha worked in several non governmental organizations including ICAHD international. He is passionate about the field of finance and accounting, especially when applied to international development.

Moustapha Assane
Admin and Finance Manager

Antonin Lorenzini holds a Master in Socio-economics from the University of Geneva and a Bachelor in Political Sciences from the University of Lausanne. Antonin has previously worked in the field of Peacebuilding and Human Rights as an international observer in Colombia and as a secondary teacher in Switzerland, as well as supporting community centers. He is currently based out of Niger and is supporting our education and governance programs. 

Antonin Lorenzini
Country Director

Jofre Rocabert holds a PhD from the Centre for Comparative and International Studies at ETH Zurich and a Master of Research in politics by the University of Konstanz. He advises GeoA on quantitative data collection methods and data processing. His academic work concentrates on the politics of international organizations He has civil leadership and media experience. 

Jofre Rocabert
Research Manager

Abdulayé Samri Ibrahim is a renowned nigerien director and sound engineer with 17 years of experience in the audiovisual industry. He compliments his work at GeoA with his position at CIRTEF (International Council of Radios and Televisions of French Expressions). He also consistently supports young Nigerien filmmakers.

Abdulaye Samri Ibrahim
Media consultant
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Ousmane Lalo Maman Sanoussi is a graduate of the Technical High School of Maradi, where he obtained a bachelor & master's degree in networks and telecommunications. Lalo is a versatile computer and telecommunication.
He has supported a variety of international development agencies, embassies, and private sector companies by deploying, diagnosing and fixing their networks and systems.

Ousmane Lalo Maman Sanoussi
Tech officer
Our thematic experts

Marc Belzunces is a Data Scientist and GIS specialist. His work is in areas of data acquisition, data wrangling, data visualization, data segmentation, statistics, analytics, spatial analysis, reporting, web mapping and others. He holds a degree in Geology, working as scientist in the Spanish National Research Council. In parallel, Marc has collaborated, as a volunteer, with several NGO over the years, building and coordinating teams.

Marc Belzunces
GIS Analyst
Dr. Edward B. Rackley
M&E Advisor

Dr. Edward B. Rackley is a conflict, security and governance specialist with a geographical emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa. Technical skills include program development, monitoring and evaluation, conflict analysis, public sector reform, voice and accountability, rule of law, security sector reform, governance and civilian protection among others. Dr. Rackley holds doctoral and master’s degrees in political philosophy from the New School for Social Research, New York. His doctoral dissertation addressed the moral logic of humanitarian intervention. He is fluent in French.


Souwaiba Ibrahim holds a degree in Private law and Judicial careers, a double Master in Business Law and Judicial Careers and in Law and Judicial Institutions. She is a PhD candidate in Criminal Law. She has worked for Caritas Développement in Niger, Amnesty International in Benin and UNODC. She has experience working on subjects of death penalty, human illicite trafficking; transnational organized crime; Terrorism and Cybercrime. She is a Lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Political Science in Niamey.

Souwaiba Ibrahim
Desinformation and Fake News Advisor
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