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Sepideh Soltaninia

Head of the Director’s Office and Partnerships Manager

Sepideh Soltaninia

Sepideh Soltaninia

Sepideh Soltaninia is the Head of the Director’s Office and Partnerships Manager at SIPRI. She works closely with the institute’s Director and Deputy Director, managing the daily internal and external activities of the Director’s Office. She also coordinates the institute’s strategic partnerships. Prior to joining SIPRI, Sepideh worked at the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in the Office of the WFP Executive Director and on WFP’s response to the Syrian crisis from Jordan, Turkey and Iraq. She holds a Master’s in Public Affairs from Princeton University, with a concentration in International Relations.

Subject expertise

Humanitarian assistance in conflict, food assistance, humanitarian coordination

English, Farsi, French

Master’s in Public Affairs (International Relations), Princeton University, USA; Bachelor of Social Science in International Development and Globalization, University of Ottawa, Canada