Alexis has 15 years of experience in the field of peace-building and stabilization in the African Great Lakes, and especially the DR Congo. He has specialized both in research and analysis of conflict dynamics, and in the evaluation of peace and stabilization programmes. He has worked as a consultant for various organizations such as MONUSCO, UNDP, Interpeace, International Alert, Oxfam, Danish Refugee Council, Avocats Sans Frontières, on a wide range of issues related to peace and stability such as : armed groups, land, power, identity, local governance, DDR, justice, or agriculture. One of his key area of expertise relates to the methodologies of bottom-up peace-building and Participatory Action Research. On a more personal note, Alexis has also developed photo and video projects in the DRC, focusing on the daily realities of armed conflict for civilians. Alexis has two masters; in Anthropology and in Development Studies.