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Dr George Byrne

Research Officer – Conventions

In his role at the Hub, George is tasked with managing two international conventions in Colombia (2023) and Uganda (2024). Before this, he spent several years as a research consultant on projects relating to a broad range of development themes including gender, violence and justice, modern slavery, and labour rights. George’s PhD at the University of Sussex focused on power and identities in international development, particularly the position of Indigenous Peoples and the role of indigeneity in Climate Change negotiations. He has an MSc in Social Research Methods, an MA in International Relations, and a BA in Latin American Development Studies.