Dylan Hendrickson, a former student of Prince Norodom Ranariddh, is an independent researcher with a particular interest in how peace settlements can better address the societal conditions sustaining violence. He worked as an aide to FUNCINPEC in Cambodia from 1991-93, during the negotiation and implementation of its peace agreement. He completed an MPhil at the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex in 1995 and since then has carried out consultancies for the British Government, the United Nations and various NGOs. He has also published on a variety of topics relating to international responses to armed conflict.