Dan Smith

Smith Dan
Organisation: International Alert

Dan Smith is the Secretary General of International Alert and Chairman of the UN Peacebuilding Fund’s Advisory Group. Previous positions include Director of the Peace Research Institute Oslo (1993-2001) and Director of the Transnational Institute, Amsterdam (1991-3). He has written widely on peace, conflict and security issues since the mid-1970s and blogs on international politics at He was awarded the OBE in 2002.