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Johanna Fürst

Johanna Fürst

Head of Operations

Johanna Fürst is Head of Operations at ICSR. She also assisted Prof. Peter Neumann in his role as the OSCE Chairman’s Special Representative on Countering Violent Radicalisation in a research capacity.

Previously, Johanna has worked in an open source intelligence consultancy as well as in hostile threat replication.

Johanna holds an MA in Intelligence and International Security (Distinction) and a BA in War Studies and History, both from King’s College London.


  • ‘Challenging Hate: Counter-speech Practices in Europe’ (London: ICSR, 2017) (with Charlie Winter); available here.

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