"Julie Lenarz is a Founder and the Executive Director of the Human Security Centre. Her role is to direct strategy and development, research focus, branding and marketing, as well as staff management and recruitment for the organisation. She leads the HSC’s Middle East group and co-chairs the HSC’s Security and Defence division. Her areas of expertise include: (counter-) terrorism, Islamism, jihadism, Kurdish affairs, religious persecution and military interventions.
"Ms. Lenarz’s diverse working experience ranges from political consultancy and journalism to charities and think tanks. She currently acts as Principle Consultant to The European Parliament Intergroup on the Freedom of Religion or Belief, and Religious Tolerance, Lead Coordinator of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen in the UK Parliament and Feature Writer for the Jewish daily newspaper Hamodia. She previously served as an independent Foreign Affairs Adviser to a Member of Parliament and Fellow at the Institute for Middle Eastern Democracy...
"Ms. Lenarz has given written expert evidence to six UK parliamentary inquiries: The House of Lords Select Committee inquiry into the UK’s soft power (March 2014); The House of Commons Defence Select Committee inquiry into humanitarian intervention – political (April 2014); The House of Commons Defence Select Committee inquiry into humanitarian intervention – legal (April 2014); The House of Commons Defence Select Committee inquiry into the legal framework for future operations (April 2014); The House of Commons Defence Select Committee inquiry into future force 2020 (October 2014); The House of Commons Defence Select Committee inquiry into the situation in Syria and Iraq (November 2014).
"She has lived and worked in the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Germany and the Netherlands and holds a BA (cum laude) in European Studies and an MSc in Conflict Studies from the London School of Economics." 
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- Human Security Centre Advisors, organizational web page, accessed January 31, 2016.