Dr. Victor Gervais is a Resident Fellow at the TRENDS Research & Advisory. Before joining TRENDS, Dr. Gervais worked as a Research and Academic Faculty at the Emirates Diplomatic Academy, Abu Dhabi, where he led the MENA Peace and Security Program. He also worked as Assistant Professor at the Institute of International and Civil Security (IICS) at Khalifa University, as a Researcher for the Kuwait Program at Sciences Po Paris, and as Special Advisor to the Senior Vice-President Middle East at the Airbus Group.
Dr. Gervais received his Ph.D. from Sciences Po Paris. His research interests lie in international security, with a particular focus on the changing character of war and conflict, post-conflict stabilization and reconstruction, and on risks, threats, and opportunities posed by emerging and disruptive technologies. His publications range from academic books, book chapters, and peer-reviewed articles to policy briefs and reports.