Group for research and information on peace and security

GRIP (Belgium)

GRIP is an independent research center created in 1979 and based in Brussels (Belgium). GRIP’s main aims are study, research, information and training on peace, defense and disarmament with a view to improving international security in Europe and throughout the world. GRIP research work focuses mainly on: Proliferation of small arms and light weapons and their ammunition, arms trade control; European Union and international security; defense economics; and conflict prevention and resolution.

Contact information

Group for research and information on peace and security - GRIP

467 chaussée de Louvain
B-1030 Bruxelles


Tel: +32.2.241 84 20
Fax: +32.2.245 19 33
Website: http://www.grip.org
Mail: admi@grip.org

The team

Bruno Hellendorff - Research Fellow


b.hellendorff@grip.org
Tel: +32 (0)2 240 11 56 - Fax: +32 (0)2 245 19 33

Resume

Bruno Hellendorff joined GRIP in 2011 and is currently a research fellow in the “Europe, security strategy, defence economics and globalisation” project. He is also a PhD student at the UCL (Belgium).

Speciality

  • China and Southeast Asia
  • Conflict in Africa
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction

Luc Mampaey - Director a.i., PhD, Senior Researcher


l.mampaey@grip.org
Tel: +32 (0)2 240 11 45 - Fax: +32 (0)2 245 19 33

Resume

Luc Mampaey (Belgium), PhD in Economics, joined the GRIP in 1993. He is the head of the research area “Europe, security strategy, defence economics and globalisation”. Before, he has been technical NCO in the Belgian armed forces (1975-1983) and production engineer in a private company in the aviation sector (1983-1993).

Speciality

  • Defence economics
  • Finance and technology
  • Ballistic missile defence.

Virginie Moreau - Research Fellow


v.moreau@grip.org
Tel: +32 (0)2 240 11 06 - Fax: +32 (0)2 245 19 33

Resume

Virginie Moreau is a researcher for GRIP “Arms Transfers and Small Arms” Project. Her fields of research focus on arms transfers (international, European and national regulation on transfer control, control of end-use and post-export control), and particularly on the future Arms Trade Treaty and arms brokering.

Speciality

  • Arms transfers control
  • Small arms and light weapons
  • Arms Trade Treaty
  • Brokering

Cédric Poitevin - Senior Researcher


c.poitevin@grip.org
Tel: +32 (0)2 240 11 50 - Fax: +32 (0)2 245 19 33

Resume

Cedric Poitevin (Belgium) is the head of GRIP “Arms Transfers and Small Arms” Project. He is in charge of research activities on arms transfers (transfer control, control of end-use and post-export control) and small arms and light weapons and their ammunition (transfer control, marking and tracing, civilian detention, legal and institutional aspects in the EU and Sub-Saharan Africa).

Speciality

  • Arms Export
  • Small Arms Control
  • Light Weapons and Ammunition.

Bérangère Rouppert - Research Fellow


b.rouppert@grip.org
Tel: Tel.: +32(0)2 240 11 02 - Fax: Fax: +32 (0)2 245 19 33

Resume

Berangere Rouppert is a researcher fellow in the “Europe, security strategy, defence economics and globalisation” project. Her research activities focus on nuclear, chemical and biological issues, global disarmament process and missile defense evolution.

Speciality

  • Non proliferation and disarmament issues
  • Weapons of mass destruction
  • Sahel issues

Jihan Seniora - Research- Fellow


j.seniora@grip.org
Tel: +32 (0)2 240 11 59 - Fax: +32 (0)2 245 19 33

Resume

Jihan Seniora is a researcher for GRIP “Arms Transfers and Small Arms” Project. Her fields of research focus on arms transfers (transfer control, border controls, EU regulation), and transparency in the field of armament (international and regional transparency instruments, reports, information exchange).

Speciality

  • Arms transfers control
  • Small arms and light weapons
  • Transparency