Teresa Dumasy is Director of
Policy and Learning at Conciliation Resources. She has extensive experience of UK policy on engagement with armed groups as part of peace
processes and the impact of UK counter-terrorism legislation on the work of
NGOs operating in conflict contexts. She has worked for the UK Government, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Department for International Development,
including as a political officer at the British Embassy in Paris. She is a
Senior Research Fellow within the Conflict Analysis Research Centre at the
School of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent.