Hannah Bond

NGO network Director

Region(s): Africa, Europe
Country of focus: United Kingdom
Based in London


Current Occupation: NGO network Director
Organization/Institution: Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS)

Hannah Bond (@h_rbond) is former director of Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS), a network of development, human rights, humanitarian and peacebuilding NGOs in the United Kingdom. GAPS promotes,  facilitates and monitors the meaningful inclusion of gender in all aspects of policy and practice on peace and security.

Hannah has worked with civil society organizations and government in the UK and Global South.  In the early stages of her career, Hannah worked for the UK Women’s National Commission, focusing on Violence against Women and Girls.

She has since worked for humanitarian and development NGOs in the UK and Global South and for the British Embassy in Addis Ababa where she worked in Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somaliland. Hannah lived and worked for six years in Ethiopia, where she specialized in conflict, gender, human rights, community-based development, humanitarian programming and economic empowerment.

Hannah focused on conflict and women and girls’ rights in her Master’s degree at King’s College London.