Conciliation Resources trustees in discussions at a staff retreat

Jonathan Cohen, Executive Director of Conciliation Resources, welcomed their appointment:

“We’re delighted to welcome Megan, Henry and Nick to our Board. Their knowledge and experience will be invaluable to the development of the organisation and to our peacebuilding work. We look forward to their fresh perspectives on how to tackle the challenges facing our sector.”

Conciliation Resources is supported by an active Board of Trustees, comprised of professionals from different sectors including conflict transformation, diversity and inclusion, research and communications. The Board is responsible for the governance and strategic direction of the organisation. 


Megan Fearon

Megan Fearon is a former Member of the Legislative Assembly and government minister in Northern Ireland. Megan advocates for local ownership of peace initiatives and addressing inter-generational trauma. A former Chairperson of the Northern Ireland Assembly Women's Caucus and All Parliamentary Group on UNSCR 1325, Megan passionately advocates for women leading conflict resolution efforts for lasting peace. She currently works with The Open University in Ireland as Senior Manager for Policy and Public Affairs.

Henry Raine

Henry has forty years experience advising Boards and CEOs on legal, regulatory and financial issues, as well as reputation management and strategy. He is a qualified solicitor, and currently runs a business owned by IMB which focuses on advising financial services companies on UK regulation. Previous roles include working as a director of an investment bank, as a plateau partner of an international law firm, and sitting on the Risk Committee of a leading investment bank. In addition to working with some of the UK’s largest financial services companies, Henry has also worked with start-up companies on strategy and funding. 

Nicholas Griffin KC

Nick is a barrister based in chambers in London, where he works in the fields of public and criminal law and heads up the Inquiries, Inquests and Public Law team. He has experience in charity and public appointments over many years and was until recently trustee of a modern slavery charity and Vice Chair of UK Anti-Doping, which fights doping in sport.