Dr. Renata Dwan

Deputy Director and Senior Executive Officer of Chatham House.

Speaker Bio

Renata Dwan is the Deputy Director and Senior Executive Officer of Chatham House. Appointed in November 2020, Renata oversees the delivery of the Chatham House research agenda and the institute’s 12 programme teams.

From 2018-2020, Renata was Director of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) in Geneva where she developed programmes linking arms control to conflict management, gender, and emerging technologies. During her years in the UN she worked on peace operations and complex emergencies in Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Mali and Syria. She led major UN-wide policy initiatives on peacekeeping, security sector reform, and crisis management capacities.