Darynell Rodríguez Torres is an international conflict prevention and peacebuilding adviser. He is also Associate Professor at the School of Global and Public Affairs at IE University in Madrid.
He is the former Executive Director of the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict, GPPAC, a member-led network of civil society organizations (CSOs) active in the field of conflict prevention and peacebuilding across the world. He has broad experience conducting conflict analyses, political risk assessments and articulating multi-stakeholder dialogue processes for conflict prevention and peacebuilding.
He has held different positions in the public and private sectors, as well as in multilateral regional organizations. He has been political risk analyst and public policy consultant for prestigious European consultancy firms. He has written several articles and contributed to edited volumes on conflict prevention and peacebuilding.
Darynell's academic background includes a BA in Political Science and International Studies from West Virginia University, a Masters in Applied Political Studies by FIIAPP, a specialist degree in Communications and Political Management from the Complutense University of Madrid and a Masters in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences.