Nicholas Turner is a Programme Officer and Manager of the Director’s Office at UNU-IAS. He supports the management of the institute, with responsibilities encompassing strategy, programme and project management, liaising with UN and other organizations, institutional governance, reporting and communications.
Nicholas holds an M.A. in International Relations (with Distinction) from the University of Kent at Canterbury, as well as a B.Sc. (Hons) in Business Administration and Computer Science. Prior to joining UNU he worked for local government and several NGOs in Hampshire and Kent, and for QinetiQ Group on the Defence Training Review programme for the British Armed Forces. Nicholas has research interests in multilateral institutions, global governance, development, peace and security, human rights and ethics. He has several peer-reviewed publications, including chapters in the books Legality and Legitimacy in International Order (Oxford University Press, 2011) and An Institutional Approach to The Responsibility to Protect (Cambridge University Press, 2013).
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