Alexander von Rosenbach
Alexander von Rosenbach is Operations Manager at ICCT. Before joining ICCT, he worked as a Senior Technology Analyst & Project Manager for a New York City startup, managing enterprise-level business processes and technology solutions. He also worked for five years at Jane’s, a London-based open-source intelligence provider to militaries, governments, intelligence agencies and industry. There, he led team of analysts and researchers assessing military capabilities and threats around the world.
As Operations Manager, Alexander brings more than 10 years of commercial and security experience to bear on ICCT strategy, finance, staffing and organizational design. He holds a Master’s degree in International History from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of British Columbia.
The former self-declared caliphate of the Islamic State (IS), once the size of Britain, has collapsed. Its attractiveness to the global jihadi movement also became evident in Germany. The German Federal Domestic Intelligence Service (Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz) estimates that more than 1.050 Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs) have left Germany for Syria and Iraq of whom, to […]
This policy brief examines the role former extremists and former combatants have in countering violent extremism (CVE). ‘The former’ as a special category of actor in CVE activities, including in peacebuilding settings, has gained significant attention in recent years. Various organisations and governments have utilised formers in CVE activities yet it remains unclear if and […]
Hardi N. once said about himself “I am a believer, but not a radical“. That view was not shared by the AIVD (the Dutch General Intelligence and Security Service) and the Dutch National Police. Hardi was arrested in late 2014 for attempting to travel to Syria and subsequently convicted. After serving a short prison sentence, […]