Niels Harild confirmed as the new Head of Secretariat

August 15, 2016

The Solutions Alliance is delighted to welcome Niels Harild as its new Head of Secretariat. Niels is an economist who brings with him 36 years of experience working on conflict, forced displacement, fragility, transition, peace- and state-building issues with specific focus on bringing together humanitarian and development actors.  

Niels comes with a balanced view on the policy and operational challenges of forced displacement, with first-hand experience in past key efforts to build the humanitarian-development nexus. He has worked with host and donor governments in several contexts, as well as affected individuals, UNHCR, non-governmental organisations and the World Bank Group. Niels’ arrival marks the entrance of the Solutions Alliance into a more operational phase.