THE GLOBAL INITIATIVE NETWORK
Development consultant on natural resource governance and peace-building
Billy has 12 years of experience of working for international NGOs. He recently ran one of Global Witness’ flagship campaigns on land and environmental defenders. Billy has published reports from personal field research across Latin America, Africa and SE Asia. He has also lived and worked in Myanmar, Argentina and Mexico for human rights advocacy, international development and media organisations. He speaks English, Spanish, French and basic Portuguese.
- At what cost? – Irresponsible business and the murder of land and environmental defenders in 2017
- Honduras: the deadliest country in the world for environmental activism
- Defenders of the earth
- Rocky road: How legal failings and vested interests behind Peru’s Purús highway threaten the Amazon and its people