Gabrielle Priklopilova

Gabrielle Priklopilova is a Project Officer within the Business and Security Division at the Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF). She is the DCAF-based resource and liaison for the International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA) which is the governing and oversight body for the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers. She identifies possible entry points, synergies and cooperation opportunities in the work of DCAF and ICoCA, in particular in the area of civil society engagement, state and client outreach. She also develops and implements joint projects with the Association.


Immediately upon returning to Switzerland, Gabrielle worked for a public-private partnership focusing on skills and education. Previously she supported peace processes and high-level dialogue in sub-Saharan Africa for the Crisis Management Initiative (CMI). Gabrielle begun her career working on EU staff policy issues and supporting EU regulatory frameworks in Helsinki.


She has a Master’s degree in International Human Rights Law from Åbo Akademi, Finland and received her Master’s degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.