Iain Drennan (he/him)
WeProtect Global Alliance
Iain has been the Executive Director of WeProtect Global Alliance since its launch as an independent international institution in April 2020.
Previously, he led the UK Home Office’s international response to child sexual abuse. Under Iain’s leadership, the UK was assessed top out of 60 countries in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Out of the Shadows Index on response to child sexual abuse and ratified the Council of Europe’s Lanzarote Convention against child sexual abuse.
Prior to this, Iain worked in national security, foreign policy and counter terrorism roles in the UK civil service and diplomatic service. He is currently also co-chair of the Executive Committee of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and Vice-Chair of the Brave Movement, a survivor-centered global movement fighting to end childhood sexual violence.