International Development Law Organization (IDLO)
Graduate, University of Manchester, UK and Harvard Law School, US. International expert on human rights and humanitarian issues. Formerly: 1980-2001, with Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; 2001-09, Secretary-General, Amnesty International; Chancellor, Salford University, UK. Currently: Board Member, Institute of Human Rights & Business, London; Consulting Editor, Daily Star, Bangladesh. Author of The Unheard Truth: Poverty and Human Rights, 2009. Recipient of various awards, including Sydney Peace Prize (2006) for work on women's human rights.