Board of Directors and Advisory Board
The Reckoning Project is grateful to the following board members who ensure our work is executed to the highest international standard. Our board members also ensure that when human rights abuses are perpetrated they are communicated worldwide and justice is pursued.
Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors, comprised of an international team of professionals specializing in international law, human rights, and media, approves policies and bylaws and provides oversight for the activities of The Reckoning Project.
Our Advisory Board is comprised of experts and professionals in relevant fields who share their expertise and insight with our staff.
Bernard Henri Lévy
Philosopher, activist, filmmaker, and the author of numerous books including The Genius of Judaism, American Vertigo, Barbarism with a Human Face, Who Killed Daniel Pearl?, and, most recently, The Will to See: Dispatches from a World of Misery and Hope.
Senior lecturer and assistant dean for undergraduate education at the Jackson School of Global Affairs and founding co-director of the Program on Peace and Development at Yale University.
Co-chair of the European Council of Foreign Relations and former prime minister and foreign minister of Sweden.
Chair for German and International Criminal Law and Director of the Institute of International Peace and Security Law at the University of Cologne.
Former senior researcher in Human Rights Watch's Africa Division with specialized expertise in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire, and Guinea, and in charge of the organization's work in West Africa.
Columnist and editor-at-large US of the Financial Times. Writes a weekly column for FT, covering a range of economic, financial, political and social issues.
Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights at Yale Law School and director of Yale Law School’s Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights.
Ambassador of Finland to Germany, and the former Under Secretary of State for Foreign and Security Policy at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.
Attorney, human rights activist, writer, and former Executive Director of Human Rights Watch with numerous human rights investigative and advocacy missions around the world. Visiting Professor at the Princeton School for Public and International Affairs.
Executive Editor of The Dial magazine, contributing writer for The Economist’s 1843 Magazine and for Jewish Currents, and author of Come to This Court and Cry.
Field Coordinator for World Connect, specializing in development impact analysis with a focus on gender and displaced communities. Has carried out over 30 missions across Africa, Europe and South America with Refugees International and World Connect and is the founder of the "American Friends of the Bambi Homes Colombia."
Ukrainian human rights lawyer and head of Ukraine’s Center for Civil Liberties, for which she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in October 2023.
Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, author, and barrister with specialization in international law.
Executive Director of Climate Counsel, former Senior Legal Officer at the Appeals Chamber of the UN Tribunal for Yugoslavia, Principal Defender at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, and Chief Legal System Monitor in Kosovo.
The Mykhailo Hrushevsky Professor of Ukrainian History and the Director of the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University
Timothy Garton Ash
Author of European political writing on historical transformation, professor, and Guardian columnist
Author, the Levin Professor of History and Global Affairs at Yale University, and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna.
Barrister with clients including governments, multilateral institutions, NGOs, corporations, and individuals. Founding partner of GRC and key expert in CoE’s business and human rights program.