Nathaniel Raymond

Nathaniel Raymond is Director of the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. Raymond was formerly director of operations for the George Clooney-founded Satellite Sentinel Project. He has been an aid worker and human rights investigator since 1999.

Nathaniel Raymond is the Director of the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative of the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. He has over fifteen years of experience as a humanitarian aid worker and human rights investigator.

Raymond was formerly director of operations for the George Clooney-founded Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) at HHI. He also was director of the Campaign Against Torture at Physicians for Human Rights and led an investigation that helped expose the American Psychological Association’s complicity in the Bush-era torture program.

Raymond served in multiple roles with Oxfam America and Oxfam International, including in Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and elsewhere. He has published multiple popular and peer-reviewed articles on human rights, humanitarian issues, and technology in publications including the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, the Lancet, the Annals of Internal Medicine, and many others.

Raymond served in 2015 as a consultant on early warning to the UN Mission in South Sudan. He was a 2013 PopTech Social Innovation Fellow and is a co-editor of the technology issue of Genocide Studies and Prevention.

Raymond and his Signal Program colleagues are co-winners of the 2013 USAID/Humanity United Tech Challenge for Mass Atrocity Prevention and the 2012 U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Industry Intelligence Achievement Award.