Col Steven Smith MBE

Biography

Steven Smith MBE as the Chief Executive of the International Refugee Trust.

Steve has a military background and has worked all over the world, frequently in conflict and disaster zones where he has coordinated responses to massive movements of refugees, including the Vietnamese Boat People and Kosovars during the Kosovo crisis. He also managed the UK’s aid response to the 1988 Nepal earthquake. More recently, Steve has been Chief Executive of Action on Armed Violence. He also sits on the Boards of Keeping Children Safe and International Campaign to Ban Landmines.