Denis Matveev is an international peacebuilding consultant. He also works as a strategy and organisational development expert, trainer, facilitator and project manager. Denis has worked with political parties, governments, NGOs, corporations and education institutions in Australia, Moldova, Romania, Sri Lanka, Austria and the USA, focusing on consulting and training in applied strategic planning and project design for peacebuilding and conflict transformation.
Since 2005, Denis has led the Moldova Country Program of the Romanian Peace Institute (PATRIR). This has involved the design, fundraising and implementation of 4 major peacebuilding project lines in Moldova-Transdniestria. In this role, Denis has also designed and facilitated peace building and conflict transformation training programmes and workshops for more than 180 civil society and authorities representatives from Moldova-Transdniestria.
Denis also brings with him 5 years of experience in the corporate business sector, where most recently he headed up the Corporate Strategy department for a major Australian corporation (3 million clients, $2 billion revenue). In his time in the commercial sector, Denis has also acted as adviser and facilitator for many high level forums of Senior Executive Management, Boards of Directors, and diverse project teams.
He has completed the Master of Arts in Peace and Conflict Studies course at the UN-awarded European Peace University in Austria, where he now also teaches the Designing Peace Programs course for Masters degree students.
Denis has served on the Council of Directors of PATRIR (Romanian Peace Institute) since 2005.
He is a Field Team Trainer for Nonviolent Peaceforce – a global organisation which prepares and deploys unarmed civilian peacekeepers in zones of violent conflict.
Denis has been an invited Member of TRANSCEND International since 2005, and of the Institute for Integrative Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding (Vienna) since 2006. 
Email: denis.matveev AT gmail.com