Dylan Mathews is the CEO of Peace Direct, an international non-profit organization working to build peace in areas of conflict around the world. He comes to Peace Direct from Y Care International a youth focused international development agency working in 20 countries around the world, where he was Director of International Programs. His commitment to supporting local organizations in the global south spans over a decade. He has worked for a range of UK-based international development and humanitarian organizations, including Oxfam, Landmine Action, the British Red Cross and Oxford Research Group. Whilst at Oxford Research Group he authored ‘War Prevention Works’ which profiled the role of non-state actors in conflict prevention and resolution—a publication that helped launch Peace Direct in 2004. Dylan has been a trustee of Peace Direct for six years. He holds an MBA from the Open University and an MSc in Development Studies from London South Bank University.