Richard Melville Smith

Richard Melville Smith

Richard Melville Smith

Advisor

Richard Melville Smith is a peace and human security strategist from South Africa. With over twenty-five years of experience his approach to process design and facilitation, mediation, dialogue and reliesoncooperation with allorganizations working inthe field of developmentandparticipatoryprocesswithactivistsand communitydevelopmentwork,personally andinstitutionallypeace leadership is informed by a background in activism, in support of African peace processes, working with student, youth, women and workers organisations. He now works mainly with the international diplomatic community, senior government officials, policy makers and civil society leaders in his efforts to build consensus and find systemic solutions to peace and security & challenges.