Sonya Reines-Djivanides has been the Executive Director of the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO) since April 2015. EPLO is the independent civil society platform of European NGOs, networks of NGOs and think tanks which are committed to peacebuilding and the prevention of violent conflict. She brings to her role more than thirteen years of global experience in international conflict resolution, facilitation, management, program development and fundraising from a number of places including Washington, D.C, Geneva and Brussels.