Executive Director, ESCAPE Foundation
Brian is Executive Director of the ESCAPE Foundation. Prior to this, he was the Programme Executive for the Reconciliation & Human Rights Programme at Atlantic Philanthropies in the Republic of Ireland. He grew up in South Africa and after completing university, worked for a number of years in the townships surrounding Johannesburg in various areas including micro-enterprise development, employment creation, youth reconciliation, and education. Since joining Atlantic in 2001 he has worked in the areas Higher Education and Equality, Rights and Justice with a particular focus since 2004 on immigration, people with disabilities, sexual orientation and the development of the central human rights infrastructure to protect and promote human rights.