Founder and Chairman, Institute for Economics and Peace, Melbourne, Australia
Steve Killelea is an accomplished entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder and executive chairman of the Institute for Economics and Peace, an independent research institute dedicated to better understanding the social and economic factors that develop a more peaceful society. The institute’s ground-breaking research includes the Global Peace Index, the world’s leading measure of national peacefulness.
Killelea serves on a number of advisory boards including the International Crisis Group (ICG), the Alliance for Peacebuilding and the OECD’s Global Project on Measuring Progress of Societies, and is an international trustee of the World Council of Religions for Peace.