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Jonathan Prentice

Chief Policy Officer
Brussels, Belgium

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Crisis Group role:

As Chief Policy Officer, Jonathan Prentice works with the President and all programs and offices on the effective development and advocacy of all Crisis Group policy positions. He serves on the organisation's senior management team and has been with Crisis Group since August 2010.

Areas of expertise:

  • United Nations
  • Peacekeeping
  • Human rights protection
  • Fact-finding missions
  • Political negotiation

Professional background:

Prior to joining Crisis Group, Jonathan Prentice worked with the United Nations for sixteen years in political analysis, peacekeeping and human rights. He served at headquarters in both New York and Geneva, as well as in Cambodia, East Timor (up to independence), Iraq and Indonesia. He has conducted a number of fact-finding missions, including in Afghanistan and Darfur/Chad, and was part of the UN's emergency response to Haiti in the wake of the January 2010 earthquake.

  • English (native)
  • French (conversant)

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