Caroline Hunt-Matthes

Ireland

Affiliate Professor to department People, Organizations and Society
Master of Public Administration , Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government

Caroline Hunt- Matthes is a graduate of Harvard University and a human rights lawyer by training with a postgraduate in pedagogy and education. She dedicated her early career to the provision of legal services for poor communities in the UK and USA in the where she catalysed new laws for victims of domestic violence.

She served as a United Nations staff member for 15 years with 10 of the United Nations agencies. Caroline was a civilian UN peacekeeper with the first United Nations Transitional Administration in the Former Yugoslavia and the pioneering United Nations human rights field mission to Rwanda in 1994. She currently trains peacekeepers (military and civil) pre-deployment to UN peacekeeping missions.

Caroline wears several hats in the Geneva region including Faculty at Webster University, Geneva Campus and trustee and advisor to three think tanks on the rights of nature, Privacy Protection and a whistle blower protection.