About The Speaker
Paul Hunt is Senior Project Manager of the International Platform on Sport and Development. The platform is a community of more than 1,000 organisations using sport for social, economic and environmental development. Its main focus areas are knowledge sharing, advocacy and promoting partnerships, and the platform works with a range of governments, intergovernmental organisations, NGOs, universities, sports federations and others to achieve its goals. Having worked there since October 2012, Paul Hunt has extensive knowledge of sport and its use to address a wide variety of challenges from discrimination and inequality to non-communicable diseases and conflict.