Mariano Aguirre - Fundacion para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Dialogo Exterior (FRIDE), Madrid, Spain.
"Mariano Aguirre is former Director of the Centro de Investigacion para la Paz, in Madrid, and former Coordinator of programmes on peace and conflicts at the Ford Foundation, in New York. Author of several books and essays, Mariano Aguirre publishes articles in various media in Spain and internationally such as OpenDemocracy, Le monde diplomatique, El Correo, La Vanguardia, Maniere de voir, AlertNet, Enjeux Internationaux, Temas, El País, Política Exterior, Debate, BBC World Service, Radio Netherland, Radio Nacional de España, Radio France International, Mediterranean Politics and CNN Spain. He has received several awards for his works on human rights and analysis of armed conflicts." 
- International Steering Committee, Global Action to Prevent War
- Fellow, Transnational Institute 
- Adviser, Oxford Research Group