Our Team

ACLED has 200 team members based in over 50 countries and territories speaking more than 70 languages. The organization is divided into Research & Communications and Programs & Operations.

Senior Leadership

Research & Communications

The Research & Communications team collects, analyzes, and disseminates ACLED’s political violence and protest data.

Research Desks

ACLED has eight regional research desks led by 13 Research Managers supported by one or more Assistant Research Managers. Senior Researchers and Regional Specialists contribute to research, methodology, and analysis on specific regions, countries, and topics.

Programs & Operations

The Programs & Operations team supports the production of ACLED’s data and analysis by securing and managing the funds for data collection, ensuring legal compliance, and developing and maintaining technical, administrative, and people systems in the organization.

Governance