David Miliband


David Miliband is president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, where he oversees the agency’s humanitarian relief operations in more than 30 war-affected countries and its refugee resettlement and assistance programs in 25 United States cities. From 2007 to 2010, Miliband was the 74th secretary of state for foreign affairs of the United Kingdom, driving advancements in human rights and representing the U.K. throughout the world. Miliband graduated from Oxford University in 1987 with a first class honors degree in philosophy, politics and economics, and received a master’s degree in political science in 1989 from MIT.

Latest Articles

The World Humanitarian Summit is an opportunity to enact reform and deliver better, evidence-based aid
20 May 2016

Better aid means moving from being a sector to a high-performing and dynamic system. David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, offers three calls to action ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit

The SDGs risk failing the most vulnerable in fragile states
9 Sep 2015

International Rescue Committee President and CEO David Miliband calls on leaders to set tailored objectives for the basic needs of civilians in conflict states within the broader mandate of the SDGs. These "floor targets" would provide a measure to hold the international community to account.