Dr. Amjad Saleem
Manager of Volunteer, Youth, and Education Development Unit, IFRC
Amjad is the orchestrator a.k.a Manager of the Volunteer, Youth, and Education Development Unit at the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies based in Geneva, a global team focused on volunteering management, youth innovation and engagement, and education programming. He has worked in different perspectives of humanitarian work, interfaith engagement and peacebuilding. He applies his extensive knowledge of peacebuilding, humanitarian affairs, and development work and interfaith engagement in many domains, including as a board member of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, People Beyond Borders and Eduspots. His publications include journal articles, several book chapters and a book on ‘Lessons from Acheh’. Amjad is an alumni of the International Visitors Leadership Programme and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy and has an M.Eng from Imperial College, London, an MBA from U21 Global Singapore/Manipal Global Nxt Malaysia and a PhD from Exeter University.