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Allard Prize Committee & Manager

Allard Prize Committee & Manager

Allard Prize Committee

A prize committee steers the Allard Prize. Established in the fall of 2011, the Allard Prize Committee oversees all aspects of the Allard Prize, including the development of the Prize criteria, the nomination and selection process, and the promotion of the Allard Prize worldwide. The current members of the Allard Prize Committee are:

  • Arvind Ganesan, Director, Business and Human Right Division, Human Rights Watch
  • Robert W. King, Principal, Westbridge Capital Group
  • Geoff Lyster, Partner, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Allard Prize Manager

Ashley Dhanju is the Allard Prize Manager. She has over 10 years of experience working with NGOs and non-profit organizations, charities and foundations based in Africa, Asia and Canada.  

Ashley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Political Science from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Laws in International Criminal Law from the University of Sussex. 


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