Marta Driessen Cormenzana

Coordination Assistant

Marta Driessen Cormenzana is the coordination assistant for the European project Radicalization Awareness Network – Policy Support. She has a bachelor’s degree in International Relations (Rey Juan Carlos University). Following a traineeship at the Spanish Embassy in Senegal, she has worked for WATHI, a Dakar-based think tank, as well as at the NGO Médicos del Mundo and the political section of the EU Delegation in Dakar. In Spain, she has collaborated with the Spanish National Police in tasks related to the profiling of Dutch and Spanish foreign terrorist fighters.

Research areas: peace and security, terrorism, violent radicalization processes, development, migration and social justice.

Selected publications: How to build an extractive industry that will benefit Senegal’s healthcare system?, The Africa Portal, February 2020; COVID-19: A race against time to avert disaster in West Africa, The Africa Portal, April 2020; Sobre la privatización del uso de la fuerza y su regulación, Asociación Véritas para el Estudio del Derecho, la Historia y las Instituciones, November 2019.

Other contact information: Marta Driessen Cormenzana on LinkedIn.