Vincent Bernard is the previous Editor-in-Chief of the International Review of the Red Cross. He is also the head of the Law and Policy Forum, which leads ICRC’s engagement with expert audiences interested in teaching, researching and debating international humanitarian law (IHL). The unit also runs the Humanitarium conference center in Geneva. Vincent Bernard worked for the ICRC in the field in Dakar, Nairobi and Jerusalem and has travelled extensively in most ICRC’s operations. Prior to joining the organization, he studied political science, law and international relations in Geneva, Strasbourg and London. Currently he is the Executive in Residence for the Geneva Centre for Security Policy.