Sara Pantuliano

Sara Pantuliano

Director - Humanitarian Policy Group

Sara is an expert in conflict and post-conflict contexts and a recognised public speaker on humanitarian issues. She is also Managing Editor of Disasters and member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Risk and Resilience.

Sara is a political scientist with extensive experience in conflict and post-conflict contexts. She led UNDP Sudan’s Peace Building Unit, managed a high-profile post-conflict response in the Nuba Mountains and was an observer at the IGAD Sudan peace process. She holds a PhD in Politics, has written widely on Sudan and South Sudan and is a recognised public speaker and media commentator on humanitarian issues. She is the Managing Editor of Disasters and a Member of the Global Agenda Council on Risk and Resilience of the World Economic Forum. She is a Trustee of SOS Sahel and serves on a range of advisory boards, including the Humanitarian Innovation Fund, the Refugees Studies Centre and the UN Association of the UK.

Media Coverage

Sara Pantuliano has in-depth knowledge of countries including Sudan, South Sudan and Syria. She is available to comment, in particular, on humanitarian crises, political transitions, aid worker security, counter-terrorism legislation and negotiations with armed groups. Sara has appeared in BBC TV, Al Jazeera, New York Times, USA Today, RFI (France), CBC (Canada), Sky News, AFT, Reuters, Sudan Vision, and The Nation (Kenya), among others. Her op-eds and blogs have been published widely.

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