Arvid Radsey is a research assistant at the Centre for Humanitarian Action (CHA). His research covers mainly projects related to the Humanitarian-Development-Peace-Nexus and the Shrinking Humanitarian Space. He is also involved in the communication work of the CHA. He is interested in global food security and the role of the private sector in humanitarian action and development cooperation (e.g. in Kosovo).
Prior to joining CHA, Arvid worked in the administration of the Berlin office of the World Food Programme (WFP). In September 2016, he gained field experience with WFP in Haiti as a Carlo-Schmid-Fellow (German Academic Exchange Service). During Hurricane Matthew Emergency Response Operation, which started one month later, he helped WFP’s logistics cluster to coordinate the relief supplies of 25 other aid organisations and assisted in the civil-military cooperation with US troops.
Arvid is currently pursuing a master’s degree in International Development at the University of Vienna, which he will finish in 2020. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR).
Arvid speaks German, English and French.