Jared Genser

Jared Genser
  • Managing Director
    Perseus Strategies

Jared Genser is Managing Director of Perseus Strategies, a law and consulting firm. He is also Founder of Freedom Now, an NGO that works to free prisoners of conscience worldwide. Previously, Genser was a partner at DLA Piper LLP and a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. He has taught seminars on the UN Security Council at Georgetown University Law Center, the University of Michigan and Pennsylvania law schools. His human rights clients have included former Czech Republic President Vaclav Havel and Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Aung San Suu Kyi, Liu Xiaobo, Desmond Tutu and Elie Wiesel. He is co-editor of The UN Security Council the Age of Human Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2014) and The Responsibility to Protect: The Promise of Stopping Mass Atrocities in Our Times (Oxford University Press, 2011). Genser earned a BSc from Cornell University, a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and a JD, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School.