Mr Tim Sheehy

Las Casas Institute Advisory Board

Mr Sheehy is on the Advisory Board of Las Casas. He is an independent governance consultant focusing on democratisation, including the functioning of electoral management bodies. He is currently convener of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Junior Election Professionals (JEP) initiative. Mr. Sheehy has been involved in running various regional organisations (including SADCC). In the early 1990’s he established and managed European Commission’s coordination offices for the EU Programme for the Victims of Apartheid, successively in Namibia and then in South Africa.  Following that, set up a Secretariat on behalf of the EU in Amman, Jordan, to support regional economic cooperation with the context of the Middle East Peace Process. In recent years, he has undertaken many assignments for the Commonwealth Secretariat, DFID, the UN, and the EU. Tim Sheehy, who has been an adviser to the EU on Zimbabwe for a number of years, is a Principal at The Policy Practice.