Peter Grady works as the Senior Legal Officer at UNHCR in London. He trained and practiced as a lawyer in Australia before moving to Hong Kong to join UNHCR in 2006. He has since served UNHCR in a range of operations and capacities. Peter has undertaken refugee status determination for UNHCR in both Hong Kong and at its Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
In 2009, he joined the Sri Lanka operation where he assisted with UNHCR’s emergency response to internal displacement in the country’s north.
From 2010 to 2012, he managed UNHCR’s resettlement operation for Somali refugees in eastern Ethiopia.
Before arriving in London in May 2013, he worked in the Protection and National Security Unit at UNHCR’s Headquarters. In London, Peter heads UNHCR’s Legal Protection Unit.