CRISP - Crisis Simulation for Peace e.V.

The operative part of CRISP is ran by a steadily growing team, that is highly committed. The permanent staff consists of the Executive Directors, Project Coordinators, European Volunteers and Assistants. Further we appointed Regional Coordinators for our main target regions. Additionally we also cooperate closely with external trainers.

All in all we are an experienced team that possesses different skills, qualifications and regional expertises, what gives us the possibilities to adopt to many different needs and requests.

Executive Directors

The operative part of CRISP is the management of all projects ran under the name of this organization. This part is solely delegated to 2 Executive Directors. They coordinate all projects regarding their successful implementation and their contribution to the overall goals of CRISP.

Andreas Muckenfuß

He was one of the founding fathers of CRISP. Since the first minute he is part of the decision board. Currently he is coordinating several projects, mainly in Egypt, Kyrgyzstan and South Caucasus.

Florian Dunkel

One of the founders of CRISP and member of the decision board. He's mainly in charge of our activities regarding citizen participation and civic education in Germany.

Project Coordinators

Our project coordinators are part of the permanent staff and mainly in charge of the smooth implementation of our projects and further. 

Sarah Walther-Young

Sarah holds a Master’s degree in Conflict Transformation. She has worked in women´s empowerment, youth peacebuilding leadership development and experiential and non-formal education in Zambia and the USA, as well as in conflict prevention in Georgia.

Oliver Wiechmann

He joined CRISP in 2016 and is mainly coordinating our projects in Kyrgyzstan, as well as in the South Caucasus.

Nathalie Rücker

Prior to joining CRISP in August 2018, Nathalie worked in the field of human rights education in Berlin, designing and implementing educational projects and trainings for the capacity building of different actors working with refugee communities.

Erzsébet Lajos

She joined CRISP in the beginning of 2017. We are very garteful to expand our expertise by having Erzsébet as a new colleague.

Regional Project Coordinators

Kateryna Pavlova

Katja started to work with CRISP as an EVS in 2017. Since 2018 she is a full employee and mainly coordinating all our activities in Ukraine. 


Due to the huge number of activities we are implementing and in particular due to the many different  currencies we are handling, keeping the numbers right is quite a demanding task. We are glad to have an experienced and competent colleague who eases our workload.

Annette Reinecke

Annette has been working in the field for many years and gained experience in other NGOs. We very much enjoy her cool personality and her accuracy in dealing with numbers. 

European Volunteers

Within the framework of the European Voluntary Service (EVS), we are giving volunteers the chance to fully familiarize themselves with our work. » more info

Noha Mosaad

Since June 2018 Noha is working with us. She is from Egypt and has a lot of experience in the civil society sphere.

Anna Branets

joined us in May 2018. She is from Ukraine and works on our projects and activities in Ukraine and the Eastern Partnership countries.


We are regularly looking for highly motivated interns to support our team. The intern should already have some experience in project management while possessing a strong interest in international cooperation.

By offering an internship we hope to give young professionals or students the possibility of gaining deeper insight into the work of an international NGO. The intern will be encouraged to apply her/his knowledge on a practical level. » more info

External Trainers

Over the last years we managed to create a pool of external trainers that support us. Their skills and contributions vary from conflict-analysis, simulation game development and different training methods and topics. » more info