Dr Irene Pavesi joined the Ammunition Management Advisory Team (AMAT) in September 2019. As Information Manager, she oversees the mapping of global activities pertaining to safe and secure management of ammunition (SSMA) and coordinates and conducts outreach to identify global trends and implementation gaps.
Prior to joining AMAT, Irene was a researcher at the Geneva-based Small Arms Survey. She coordinated research on small arms authorized transfers and transparency of reporting practices. She conducted research on lethal violence – with a focus on monitoring and measuring issues - and managed the collection and analysis of statistics pertaining to crime, conflict and violence indicators.
She has authored several publications on trends and patterns of lethal violence as well as on transparency of reporting practices of major small arms exporters.
Irene holds a PhD in criminology from the Università Cattolica in Milan.