Daniel Frederik Mandrella holds a B.A. degree in social sciences, law, and economics, and an M.S. degree in security studies. In addition, he is currently enrolled in computer science classes. In his studies, he has concentrated on international security and defense issues, most prominently cybersecurity, terrorism, insurgency, and piracy. He has experience with qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, including computational agent-based modeling. Before joining ILPI, Mandrella was a trainee for the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre working on quantitative conflict risk analysis to support early warning and conflict prevention efforts internationally.
At ILPI, Mandrella is primarily working on issues of governance, risk, conflict, and illicit financial flows as a data and policy analyst.