Alhadji Sarjoh Bah is Director of Conflict Management within the Political Affairs Peace and Security Department. He is from Sierra Leone and holds a Ph.D. in International Relations. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the area of peace, security and governance. Before joining the AU, he worked with the Center of International Cooperation at New York University, and within the African Union, has worked as the Chief Advisor for the AU Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations in New York, USA.