Founder and Executive Director of the African Center for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes
M. Vasu Gounden is the Executive Director of the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) which he foundedin 1992. He is a lawyer and a mediator, trainer and researcher in the field of conflict management and has been involved in preparing conflicting parties across Africa for negotiations. He serves on the Boards of several Institutions across the world involved in conflict management. He has addressed the United Nations Security Council on matters relating to conflict management and has been elected by the World Economic Forum as one of their Global Leaders for Tomorrow (GLT).