Michael Baney is the senior intelligence manager for the Americas at WorldAware. He graduated from American University, where he earned a B.A. in political science, a graduate certificate in international economic relations, and M.A. in international affairs.
Genevieve attended Stellenbosch University (SU) where she obtained an undergraduate degree in International Studies (2010), an Honours in Political Science: International Relations (2011) and a Masters in Political Science (2013). She also undertook additional coursework for SPSS and Mandarin during her studies. Before joining the WorldAware team as an analyst, she worked as a Freelance Coder for the Manifestos Project (Germany) and as the Manager of USAID's Hosted Visitors program for Agritech 2014 (Zambia). She was appointed as a Senior Political Risk Analyst for East Africa in 2016. (Afrikaans).
Samantha joined WorldAware in August 2017 with the acquisition of Prescient Traveler. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and Archaeology with minors in Geography and Asian Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in 2013. Samantha spent time traveling and working in heritage management before joining Prescient Traveler as a Geospatial Intelligence Analyst and completing her Master of Science degree in Geospatial Information Science and Technology (GIST) from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2017. She uses her skills in human and environmental geography to produce and develop spatially-minded intelligence.
Specializing in kidnapping and Southeast Asia political affairs.
Jennifer Barnabee is a Senior Product Owner at WorldAware. She works closely with software development teams to guide and prioritize their work. Her products include WorldAware’s Powered by WorldAware APIs and the applications used by WorldAware's intelligence team. She has held many other roles at WorldAware, including Watch Operations Manager, Analyst, Editor, and Technical Writer. Prior to working at WorldAware, she was an intelligence analyst in the U.S. government and the Air Force. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing, doing triathlons, and hiking.
Rohaiza joined WorldAware iJET International in June 2015 as an Intelligence Analyst for the Asia Pacific team. She primarily focuses on political and security developments in Southeast Asia and has traveled extensively in the region during her work with a conflict resolution NGO prior to joining WorldAware. She has a MSc in International Relations from the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore.
Sophie is an Intelligence Analyst with WorldAware's Managed Risk Services (MRS) team and started working with WorldAware in 2015 after finishing her bachelor’s degree in International Studies from the University of Oklahoma. Sophie also minored in Spanish and has six years of overseas living experience in Brazil and Oman. She is the editor-in-chief of WorldAware’s LGBTQ PRISM product line, including the annual worldwide risk assessment to the LGBTQ community and the quarterly newsletter.
David Hurrell serves as an intelligence analyst on the Middle East and North Africa Team at WorldAware.