Finlay is a Research Assistant based at the Barcelona headquarters of the Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT). He holds an MA in International Relations and Economics from the University of Aberdeen, and an MSc in Defense, Development, and Diplomacy from the University of Durham. His master’s thesis focused on rethinking strategies for international mediation and reconciliation in the context of contemporary conflict. Finlay has also undertaken mediation and negotiation training with the Durham Global Security Institute.
Working languages: English and Spanish