Assistant Head, International Security
Hannah Bryce
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+44 (0)207 957 5742


Hannah Bryce joined the International Security Department (ISD) at Chatham House in September 2013. In her role as assistant head of ISD Hannah manages the delivery of the projects within the department and specifically leads a project that considers how states can engage with non-state armed groups (NSAGs) for the delivery of humanitarian aid. Hannah is also co-editor for the Journal of Cyber Policy and worked on the secretariat of the Global Commission of Internet Governance (GCIG).

Prior to this appointment Hannah spent several years working overseas in the humanitarian sector, with a particular focus on humanitarian mine action. Hannah managed demining programmes in Sudan, South Sudan and Vietnam, including manual demining teams, explosive ordnance disposal teams, and mine risk education teams. Her research areas of interest include human security (particularly related to explosive weapons), Sudan and South Sudan politics and current affairs, the role of women in the military, and the impact and effectiveness of the humanitarian sector, particularly the UN. Hannah holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the London School of Economics and a Master of Studies in International Relations from the University of Cambridge. 


  • Humanitarian sector and human security
  • Proliferation of small arms and light weapons and landmines
  • Sudan and South Sudan politics and current affairs


2015 -Assistant Head, International Security, Chatham House
2013-15Programme Manager, International Security, Chatham House
2012-13Humanitarian Mine Action, Programme Manager, Sudan and South Sudan, DanChurchAid
2010-12Country Director, Mines Advisory Group, Vietnam

Programme Officer, Mines Advisory Group, South Sudan


Programme Officer, GOAL, Sudan