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Assistant Director, Head of the Gender and Security Division

Daniel de Torres leads DCAF's Gender and Security Division. A native of Spain, Daniel has enjoyed a varied professional career which included emergency relief work during and after the war in Bosnia, an embassy posting in Washington, DC, service in the Spanish Marines, and over ten years of work on gender and security. During this time he developed and managed field projects; designed and delivered training for military and police personnel, prosecutors, judges, parliamentarians, development professionals, and civil society organisations; and provided policy analysis and advice. His work has taken him to Europe, Africa, the Americas, the Middle East, and Asia. A lively speaker, he regularly addresses a wide variety of audiences, from grass-roots civil society groups to Parliaments.