Amir Dossal is President & CEO of the Global Partnerships Forum – a not-for-profit knowledge platform providing changemakers with tools to build innovative partnerships for the SDGs.
He is a Distinguished Fellow of the Future of Health and Healthcare Platform at the World Economic Forum. Amir is founding Commissioner of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, and Champion for the UN’s Safe Ground Campaign. He co-founded the Pearl Initiative, Blockchain Commission for Sustainable Development, and Coalition for Better Health. He also serves as Ambassador for Peace and Sport, Monaco.
Amir is a 25-year veteran of the United Nations. He served as Executive Director, UN Office for Partnerships, which he established to manage the $1 billion gift by media mogul Ted Turner. Over the years, he launched several new initiatives at the United Nations, including the first-ever Partnership Office, UN Democracy Fund, UN Peacebuilding Support Office, and the Management Policy Office.
Amir is an accomplished diplomat with a deep understanding of international affairs and works globally across the economic and social spectrum. He is a recipient of several awards, including the UNA-NY 2010 Humanitarian Award, the ICAEW Outstanding Achievement Award, and the Ellis Island International Medal of Honor.
Amir is a UK Chartered Accountant (FCA). He is married to Tas, and they have one son, Zecki.