Jonathan Cohen

Jonathan Cohen is the Executive Director of Conciliation Resources. He joined Conciliation Resources in 1997 and developed the Caucasus programme focusing on dialogue and confidence building initiatives to promote peacebuilding in the Caucasus. In September 2008 he became Director of Programmes overseeing regional programmes in the Caucasus, Colombia, West Africa, East Central Africa, the Horn of Africa, the Philippines, Fiji and India/Pakistan in relation to Kashmir before becoming Executive Director in May 2016. Previously he served as Deputy Director of the Foundation on Inter-Ethnic Relations in The Hague, working with the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities. Jonathan has taught peace and conflict studies at the London School of Economics and broadcast on radio and television about peacebuilding. In 2007 he was awarded an OBE by the British Government for services to conflict prevention and conflict resolution in the Caucasus.