Brandon Hamber named on international AOAV ‘influential’ list

HTR Board member, Brandon Hamber, has been named as one of the world’s most influential people in the reduction of armed violence.

Brandon, who works as Director of the International Conflict Research Institute (INCORE) at University of Ulster Magee, was selected as one of the top 100 people trying to change the world for the better by Action on Armed Violence (AOAV). AOAV works locally, nationally and globally to reduce, and ultimately prevent, armed violence. Staff at AOAV named Brandon as one of 100 people who have dedicated their lives to making the world a safer place and who are outstanding examples of those trying to change the world for the better.

Prior to moving to Northern Ireland in 2001, he worked for the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation in South Africa.

He has been involved with HTR since the early phases of the organisation and has served on the Board of HTR since 2007.

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