Gabrielle McIntyre

Chair of the Board

Gabrielle Louise McIntyre (Australia) is an international legal practitioner, jurist and the Chairperson of The Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission, Seychelles. She previously served as the Chef de Cabinet and Principal Legal Advisor to the President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT), the successor institution to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR).

Before that, Gabrielle served as the Chef de Cabinet and Principal Legal Advisor to four successive Presidents of the ICTY.  An expert in international legal practice, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, human rights law and administrative law, Gabrielle is also a dedicated gender and diversity advocate. In that regard, she also currently serves as co-cordinator of a gender mentoring program for international judges in The Hague initiated by African Legal Aid (AFLA).


Steven Powles 

Board treasurer


Amy Dwyer

Board member

Amy brings experience in gender, peace and security work both for NGOs and through consulting for governments, multilateral agencies and institutions.

She has experience in a range of conflict-affected contexts including the DRC, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Central African Republic and Myanmar. For the latter she developed a portfolio of projects funded by the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, which aimed to strengthen documentation of sexual violence cases in line with standard operating procedures, and to enhance alignment between domestic law and international protocols. She was part of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) team which reviewed the UK’s response to conflict-related sexual violence and sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers in the DRC, Bosia and Herzegovina and Somalia. She has also worked on programming supporting LGBTIQA+ activists in Southeast Asia.

Amy is currently Head of Gender and Peacebuilding at Conciliation Resources, and also serves on the Board of Peace Brigades International UK, which provides legal support and protective accompaniment to human rights defenders.