Colm Ó Cuanacháin

Colm joined Accountable Now’s Board as a trustee in 2018, when he was Senior Director of the Office of the Secretary General at Amnesty International. Since 2019, he is now our new Board Chair.

Colm joined Accountable Now’s Board as a trustee in 2018, when he was Senior Director of the Office of the Secretary General at Amnesty International. Since 2019, he is now our new Board Chair. In his previous role, he was responsible for the Office of the Secretary General, Global Management and Global Strategy and Impact teams; supporting sections and structures at the global level and overseeing the National Offices; and Amnesty International’s governance function for the International Board. He has held a number of other roles in Amnesty International, including Senior Director of Movement Building, Chair of Amnesty International’s global governance body, Secretary General of the organization’s Irish Section and Senior Director for Campaigns. He formerly worked as Head of Campaigns for ActionAid International and holds a PhD in Human Rights Education.

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Accountable Now is legally registered in United Kingdom at Amnesty International, 1 Easton Street, London WC1X 0DW, UK under the name International NGO Charter of Accountability Ltd.

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