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Timo Smit

Senior Researcher

Timo Smit

Timo Smit

Timo Smit is a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Peace Operations and Conflict Management Programme. His research focuses on developments and trends in multilateral peace operations, women’s representation in peace operations, civilian crisis management, and the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) of the European Union (EU). He also maintains SIPRIs Multilateral Peace Operations Database.

Prior to joining SIPRI, he was a research assistant at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Parliamentary Assembly and a junior analyst at the EU Institute for Security Studies.

Subject expertise

Multilateral peace operations, civilian crisis management, European Union Common Security and Defence Policy, peace operations data

Regional expertise

Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa

Dutch, English, Swedish

MSSc in Peace and Conflict Studies, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University; MA in International Relations, University of Groningen

External publications
  • Smit, T., 'Fredsarbete för 2000-talet' [Peace work in the 2000s], eds J. Björkman and A. Jarrick, Riksbankens Jubileumsfond Årsbok 2016/2017 (Makadam förlag, 2016).