Sullivan - David

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David Sullivan is Policy and Communications Director at the Global Network Initiative (GNI), where he leads policy engagement and facilitates shared learning for a coalition of technology companies, human rights organizations, investors, and academics collaborating to protect and advance freedom of expression and privacy.

Prior to GNI, he was Research Director at the Enough Project at the Center for American Progress, where he oversaw field research and policy analysis on preventing mass atrocities in Africa. David helped lead Enough’s work on global electronics supply chains contributing to conflict in eastern Congo, and helped launch the Satellite Sentinel Project to monitor violence in Sudan and South Sudan.


David has worked for the International Rescue Committee in Liberia, supported elections in Pakistan, and managed humanitarian programs across Africa. He has a master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies and a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College.