Halina Ward is a Senior Associate with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) where she has been closely involved in the Institute’s disruptive change initiative. The initiative explores how Southern civil society organisations are impacted by, and address, disruptive change, and the implications for international NGOs and funders.
Halina currently serves as a member of the roster of Experts with the Project Complaint Mechanism of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and is a Visiting Research Fellow with the Policy Studies Institute of the University of Westminster. Her work spans investment governance, monitoring and evaluation, smart cities, civic engagement, and human rights and environment.
Previous roles include Director of the Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development; Director of the Business and Sustainable Development Programme at IIED; and Senior Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House. Halina holds an LLM (Law and Development) from the University of London and qualified as a solicitor in 1992.