Matthew Holliday, Head of Western Balkans Program

Matthew Holliday has been Head of ICMP’s Western Balkans Program since 2014. For four years prior to that, he coordinated ICMP’s Institutional and Civil Society Initiatives, working closely with associations of families of missing persons to empower them to claim their right to truth and justice.

Before joining ICMP, Mr Holliday worked extensively in the non-governmental sector in the Western Balkans, helping local NGOs to develop programs, projects and initiatives dealing with the legacy of violent conflict and massive and systematic violations of human rights.

Mr Holliday obtained a BA degree in East European Language, Literature and Regional Studies from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies of the University of London and a Master’s degree in History from University College London.