Dylan Mathews

Peace Direct

Dylan Mathews is CEO of Peace Direct a UK-based organisation that supports local people to prevent violent conflict and build sustainable peace around the world.

He has worked for a range of UK based international development and humanitarian organisations, including Oxfam, Landmine Action and Y Care International. He is also the Vice Chair of the Alliance for Peacebuilding, based in the US.


A woman teaching a class
20 January 2021
A call to action for the international development sector to trust local communities and the groups that represent them more: local communities and groups who are the first responders, the community mobilisers and other unsung heroes