David Harland

David Harland is the executive director of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD). Prior to joining in 2011, he worked for the United Nations, including in Bosnia, Kosovo, Haiti and Timor Leste, including as acting head of government. He was author of the UN Secretary-General’s landmark report on the Fall of Srebrenica. He currently serves on the United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation, was Chair of the World Economic Forum conflict prevention council and was adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Affairs (SAIS).