David Russell

Chief Executive, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission | View articles

Dr David Russell has been Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission since April 2017. From 2009-2016 he also served as a Non-executive Director at the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council.

David has expertise assisting governments and National Human Rights Institutions working in societies facing significant constitutional reforms. This has included providing support to capacity building and governance programmes delivered in partnership with the United Nations, United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Commonwealth Secretariat and European Union.

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