Director of Policy and Interpeace’s advisory practise, the International Peacebuilding Advisory Team (IPAT), Interpeace, Geneva
Daniel Hyslop is the Director of Policy and Interpeace’s advisory practise, the International Peacebuilding Advisory Team (IPAT). He is responsible for leading Interpeace’s learning and policy agenda that aims to improve the state of knowledge on effective peacebuilding practise and use it to inform better international peacebuilding policy. Daniel joined Interpeace in early 2018 and was previously the Research Director at the Institute for Economics and Peace where he led a wide research agenda on measuring peace, terrorism, the economic costs of violence and understanding the drivers of positive peace. He led development of the Global Terrorism Index (GTI), a widely disseminated yearly source of data on trends and drivers in terrorist activity. He has also written and spoken widely on terrorism in various international media outlets such as the BBC, Al Jazeera and al Arabiya. He has worked as a research and policy consultant to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the World Bank, Commonwealth Secretariat, and Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) where he has led numerous peacebuilding and international development related research projects.