Harry Hummel

Associate Policy Director
Contact: hhummel(at)nhc.nl 

Harry Hummel joined the NHC in January 2010 as Executive Director. Since October 2015, he works as Associate Policy Director, with an advisory role in project development, innovation and advocacy. He deals with networking, coalition-building and civil society development related to the advocacy goals of the NHC. He initiates and implements conferences and seminars, and represents the NHC in a.o. the Civic Solidarity Platform and the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum.


Harry has been active in the human rights movement since 1972, when he joined Amnesty International. In Amnesty, he worked both as volunteer and as staff member in a range of positions, gaining wide experience in substantive and organisational issues of civil society organising for human rights.