Tim Hanstad

Tim Handstad
Board of Directors

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As Co-Founder and Senior Advisor at Landesa, Tim comes to the board with deep leadership experience in the land rights field. He serves as a member of Landesa’s Executive Leadership Team and contributes to its programs by building the capacity of staff in field offices. He previously served as Landesa’s CEO and President for more than a decade, and during that time elevated both the organization and the issue of land rights globally. Hanstad is a Skoll Foundation Social Entrepreneur Awardee, a World Economic Forum Social Entrepreneur, and a member of the Clinton Global Initiative, World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Food Security, and Global Washington Board of Directors. He has authored numerous publications, including One Billion Rising: Land, Law and the Alleviation of Global Poverty (with Roy Prosterman and Robert Mitchell). Hanstad is affiliate associate professor at the University of Washington School of Law.

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