Alistair Gee is the Chief Operating Officer of the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). In this role Alistair aims to enable peace tracking and progress in every society and to further grow the impact of IEP’s work. IEP continues to lead the shift in the world seeing peace as measurable, achievable and valuable.
Prior to joining IEP, Alistair was the CEO of Act for Peace, during which period they raised over $100m for peace and protection programs. Alistair has been Co-Convenor of Make Poverty History, a campaign of over 100 organisations to achieve the MDGs and which helped convince successive governments between 2005 to 2012 to invest an additional $10 billion in overseas aid than was previously budgeted. Alistair has held leadership positions in over 10 peace and protection initiatives including: Co-founder of the Centre for Armed Violence Reduction; Chair of The Border Consortium which assists 140,000 refugees; Founding Chair of the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect; and Chair of the Refugee Advice & Casework Service. Alistair has also practiced as a commercial lawyer and was previously a doctoral candidate in international law.