Lysa John Berna

Secretary-General, Civicus: World Alliance for Citizen Participation

Secretary-General of the Civicus: World Alliance for Citizen Participation. Has worked on issues of governance accountability and social justice since 1998. Most recently worked with Save the Children International as Global Campaign Director; previously served as Head of Outreach for the United Nations High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Agenda. Spent the early part of career working on grassroots-led advocacy and large-scale campaigns in India, including at Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA); Wada NaTodo Abhiyan (Don’t Break the Promise Campaign, India) and the Global Call to Action against Poverty (GCAP).