Prof. Dr. Melha Rout Biel
Acting Executive Director

Prof. Dr. Melha Rout Biel, is the Acting Executive Director,  a member of CSPS Board of Directors, has been Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Professor of Political Science at Dr. John Garang Memorial University of Science and Technology since March 2014. Previously, he served as Director General for Administration and Finance in the Government of South Sudan. Biel has lectured in several Universities in South Sudan and Germany, including the University of Erfurt and the University of Applied Sciences of Erfurt, Germany, where he taught International Relations, Social Work and Social Education.

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Isaac Thok holds a Bachelor of Humanitarian and Community Studies from Charles Darwin University and Master of Social Work at Federation Universities both in Australia. Among others positions, Isaac Thok has a five years' experience as Child Protection Practitioner with Northern Territory Government ( Australia) and seven years' experience with private sectors, where he held several positions including manager of youth and family engagement and deputy team leader at Ballarat Community Health Services. Research interests include Gender Based Violence and Child Protection related issues.
Georgeta Edward Batista

Georgeta Edward Batista holds Bachelor degree in Psychology from University of Juba. She is fluent in English, French and Arabic. She has teaching experience at the University of Juba.

Anna Dure Joseph Sebit
Research Assistant

Anna Dure Joseph Sebit is a Research Assistant at South Sudan Center for Strategic and Policy Studies. Her research interests’ areas include Public Administration, Human Resources, Public Policy Formulation. Mrs. Anna holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from International University of East Africa, Kampala Uganda. WhatsApp:+256783459900 Phone: +211918446595

Research Assistant
A graduate with MBA -project planning and management in November 2021 From Bugema University, Uganda. An Adventist charted institution of higher learning. His research was on the Effect of Project Activities on Social Economic Status of Women in Bweyale Refugee settlement in kiryandongo District, Uganda. Bachelor of Procurement and Supply chain management in November 2017 from St. Lawrence University, Uganda. Currently working as a Research Assistant at Center for Strategic and Policy Studies (CSPS). Contacts: +211922210928 +256777777157. Email: turuyuot2005@gmailcom
Mujahied Abiyat MAJOK
Logistics and Procurement Officer

Mujahied Abiyat MAJOK holds a diploma in Economics & Banking from University of Juba. He has experience in logistics management and worked as a supervisor at Tack Force Security Company and General Handling Service Company (GHS). He is currently a Logistics and Procurement Officer at the Center.

Gatluak Riek Mark
Program Officer (ON LEAVE)

Gatluak Riek Mark is the Program Officer at South Sudan Center for Strategic and Policy
Studies. He holds BSc in Natural Resource Economics and Management from Makelle University, Ethiopia. He has over 11 years’ experience in both government and private sector in South Sudan.
His research interest includes natural resource management, environmental protection, oil and gas, pollution, energy economics, land use policy and planning and resources related conflict.