Ihssane Guennoun is Program Officer at OCP Policy Center where she is in charge of developing institutional partnerships projects and events. She also contributes towards research on geopolitics and international relations and she manages the think tank's publications. Before joining OCP Policy Center she was an intern for six months at the German Marshall Fund of the United States where she worked under the Wider Atlantic programme. She has a double Masters in international relations from Ecole de Gouvernance et d'Economie Rabat and Sciences Po Paris with a specialisation in economic international relations. She is interested in questions of security in the Sahel region as well as political and economic development of Morocco and West Africa.