Felix Legrand is an independent researcher and consultant working on the Syrian conflict. His research focus on the political and military structures of the non-state actors in Syria. He graduated from Sciences-po Paris and studied Arabic in Yemen (2010) and Syria (2011). In 2012 he participated in the foundation of the NGO initiative for a New Syria. Between 2013 and 2015 he worked for the think-tank Arab Reform Initiative. Felix Legrand conducted several field works in Northern Syria and Southern Turkey.