The Conciliators Guild
Bringing Humanity to Politics

who we are

Senior Advisory Board


THOMAS PICKERING is a former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and former Representative to the United Nations.


BOB RAE is a former Premier of Ontario, and Member of Parliament, Canada.


REND AL-FAHIM FRANCKE is a former Iraqi ambassador to the United States.


VITALY NAUMKIN is Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, and Chair at the Faculty of World Politics, Moscow State University.


TUIJA TALVITIE is the Executive Director of Conflict Management Initiative (CMI), one of the world’s leading non-state conflict resolution and mediation actors.


MIGUEL MORATINOS is a former Minster of Foreign Affairs of Spain, and former EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process. 


SHAMIL IDRISS is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Search for Common Ground - the world’s largest dedicated peacebuilding organization.