Trevor Keck serves as Deputy Head of Policy and Humanitarian Affairs Adviser with the Washington Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). In this capacity, he represents the ICRC to a wide range of audiences in the U.S. and Canada, advocates for humanitarian policies, and provides policy advice and strategic support to ICRC staff across the organization—from delegates in the field to senior staff at headquarters.
Prior to joining the ICRC, he was an Afghanistan researcher for Center for Civilians in Conflict, an organization that seeks to make warring parties more responsible to civilians. Based in Kabul, he conducted research on civilian protection issues, conducted interviews with victims of conflict across Afghanistan, and authored two reports as well as op-eds based on his original research. Before that, Trevor worked with various NGOs conducting research and advocacy on a range of security, humanitarian, and human rights issues.
Trevor holds a Masters in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. His master’s thesis on the concept of direct participation in hostilities was published in the Spring 2012 edition of the Military Law Review, the official publication of the U.S. Judge Advocate General Corps. He also holds a Bachelor in Peace and Conflict Studies from Chapman University graduating magna cum laude.