Amalia Venezuela joined HD in 2012 as the organisation’s Administration and Accounting Manager in the Philippines. She has more than twenty years’ professional experience, having previously spent more than a decade working for development initiatives as a Finance Officer on projects run by the World Bank and agencies of the United Nations. She spent the first ten years of her career working for a commercial bank. Amalia is a Certified Public Accountant in the Philippines.
The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) is a Swiss-based private diplomacy organisation founded on the principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality and independence. Our mission is to help prevent, mitigate, and resolve armed conflict through dialogue and mediation.
As a Swiss nonprofit Foundation, HD is supervised by a Board, which serves on a voluntary basis. It sets the mission and the general policy of the Foundation and provides overall supervision of the development and implementation of the organisation’s programme and administration, as managed by the Senior Management Team.
HD’s team has grown from a small group of 6 people in 1999 to more than 300 from over 40 different nationalities today, supervised by a 11 member Senior Management Team. The organisation is made up of individuals driven by meaningful objectives who are dedicated to making a difference through peace and mediation efforts.