Grant Acquisition Officer
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United Kingdom
07/08/2017 to 31/12/2019

M.A., International Relations, Leiden University
B.A., History, Durham University

Biographical Statement 

Rory Johnson was the Grant Acquisition Officer at UNU-CRIS until the end of 2019. He was responsible for attracting additional funding and talent to UNU-CRIS to help grow and strengthen the Institute in general. 

After completing a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in History at Durham University, Rory went on to hold several different management roles in the retail sector before deciding to return to university, obtaining a Master’s Degree in International Relations (cum laude) from Leiden University. During his time at Leiden, Rory co-founded and subsequently became a lead editor and contributor for a new student-run online journal, the Leiden International Review. Rory initially joined UNU-CRIS as a research intern in August 2017.