OLIVER RANFT | Strategic Advisor

Oliver joined the team in 2016 with a background in social development and politics. Having previously worked at the United Nations Development Programme in the Andean region, and the aboriginal reconciliation process in Australia he ran for office in his home country of Ecuador. His lifelong activism led him to start a non profit dedicated to reconstruction and distribution of aid in areas affected by natural disasters in Latin America. Oliver is the program officer for the Oslo Freedom Forum Speakers Bureau and contributes to the outreach and development team at HRF. He holds a bachelors degree in Foreign Affairs and Latin American Studies from the University of Virginia and a Masters in Public Management from Universtät Potsdam. For inquires on booking our speakers you can reach him at oliver@hrf.org