Dr. Siad Darwish is an anthropologist and peacebuilder specialized in gender, inclusion, and environmental peace and conflict. In the past, Siad has been instrumental in integrating civil society perspectives into the OECDs approach to Peacebuilding and Statebuilding through the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict and he has helped in the integration of masculinities into peacebuilding practice working with the Women Peacemakers Program. Today, Siad is CDA Collaborative Learning Projects’ lead on environmental peacebuilding. As an independent consultant, Siad has most recently worked for Conciliation Resources, Mercy Corps, SIDA, UNDP, UN Women and private sector companies like the Economist Intelligence Unit and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has taught at the University of Wollongong, contributed to research projects at Deakin University, and is currently aiding in the development of a peace studies institute at the University of Melbourne. Siad holds a PhD in Anthropology from Rutgers University and an MA from the University of Sussex.