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Hannah Gregory

Global Director, Knowledge & Sponsorship

Hannah Gregory is an experienced and creative leader who has worked for two decades at the intersection of politics and public policy, developing systems and programs that respond to the needs of refugees and migrants around the world.

As Global Director for Knowledge and Sponsorship, Hannah works with states and communities to develop, strengthen, and scale pathways to protection for displaced people, and leads Pathways International’s engagement in the Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (GRSI).

Hannah also oversees Pathways International’s dedicated knowledge team based at the University of Ottawa Refugee Hub. In this role, she works to ensure that policy and programmatic work is fully informed by world-class research and knowledge generation.

Prior to joining Pathways International, Hannah was a UK Government Senior Civil Servant and spent 18 years in a range of policy, strategy, and operational roles, including leading the UK Home Office Refugee Resettlement and Integration Policy Unit. In this role, Hannah co-created the UK community sponsorship scheme, working in co-design and collaboration with communities, civil society, and other partners.

Hannah is based in France.