Celia McKeon coordinates the Ammerdown Group: Rethinking Security – a coalition of NGOs, academics and activists who are concerned about current narratives on security in the UK and keen to promote debate about alternatives.

Celia has twenty years’ experience of supporting peacebuilding initiatives in the context of violent conflicts, including in Colombia, Northern Ireland, the Philippines and the post-Yugoslav states.

She is currently undertaking a fellowship with the Social Change Initiative, and previously served as Assistant Trust Secretary at Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and as Policy Director at Conciliation Resources.