Karlien Lismont

Programme Manager ICCT


  • Security and Defence

Karlien Lismont is a Programme Manager at ICCT and is responsible for the coordination, planning and monitoring of the Research Programme and numerous projects. Her areas of interest include countering and preventing violent extremism, foreign fighters and civil society engagement.

Karlien has a background in International Development Studies (Utrecht University) and Psychology (Leiden University). Prior to joining ICCT Karlien has worked in the public and private health domain as a psychologist, carried out a research internship on health-care delivery in Rwanda, and lastly, worked in a corporate international health department where she dealt with (impact on) community health and social investment, as well as occupational health (resilience and human performance).

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