David Miliband

is the President and CEO of the . He oversees the agency’s relief and operations in over 30 countries, its refugee resettlement and assistance programs throughout the and the IRC’s advocacy efforts in Washington and other capitals on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable people.

David has had a distinguished political career in the United Kingdom. From 2007 to , he served as the youngest Foreign Secretary in three decades, driving advancements in and representing the United Kingdom throughout the world. His accomplishments have earned him a reputation, in President Bill Clinton’s words, as “one of the ablest, most creative public servants of our time.” And in David was named one of the World’s Greatest Leaders by Fortune Magazine.

David is also the author of the upcoming book, Rescue: and the Political Crisis of Our Time. As the son of refugees, David brings a personal commitment to the IRC’s work and to the premise of the book: that we can rescue the dignity and hopes of refugees and displaced people. And if we help them, in the process we will rescue our own values.

 

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