Gerry Dyer is Chief of Office at the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children.
A seasoned manager with experience in the Private, Public and Voluntary Sectors, Gerry joined The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children in 2017 as the first Chief of Office, after spending the previous couple of years with ThoughtWorks, a digital consultancy and professional services firm.
Gerry began his professional career with InterAction – the largest alliance of U.S.-based international nongovernmental organizations – and thereafter served as Congressional aide to Honourable Tony P. Hall (D-Ohio). Subsequently, he joined the UN and served in humanitarian, transition / peacebuilding and development contexts at all operational levels – deep field, country, region and headquarters. Gerry has held several senior UN positions, including directing southern Africa drought operations, responding to the Indian Ocean Tsunami and serving as a UNICEF Head of Office and Deputy Representative.
Gerry was born to a Canadian father and American mother and spent his childhood in Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi and Kenya.