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Dr Unni Krishnan

Global Humanitarian Director

Organisation: Plan International

Co-chair of the CALP Board

For over two decades, Dr Unni Krishnan worked in and on humanitarian, development,  health and peace issues.

Currently, he is Global Humanitarian Director, Plan International.

Dr Krishnan (a physician by training) worked in senior management, leadership, representational, governance and advisory positions for humanitarian and development agencies (such as Oxfam, ActionAid, Plan International, Save The Children, War Child et al), Inter Agency and UN initiatives, academic and technical teams. Previously he worked as the Chair of the Board of Sphere. His blogs are at . More about him is here. Key areas of interests include putting children at the heart of humanitarian action, justice and development work and the interphase between artificial intelligence,  compassion and humanity.