Esther Ogundairo joined HD in 2018 as an Account Assistant in the Nigeria where she supports ensuring compliance with HD’s policies and procedures, internal control and audit requirements. Prior to joining HD, Esther served in different capacities with reputable organizations like the Association for Reproductive and Family Health, JK Consulting Co. Ltd, and Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria; she is a chartered accountant (ACA) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). She is also an associate member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) of Nigeria.
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.