Andras Vamos-Goldman

Executive Director

Justice Rapid Response

Mr. Andras Vamos-Goldman is currently the Executive Director of Justice Rapid Response (JRR). He has been involved with JRR from its conception and helped to develop it to becoming a fully operational intergovernmental facility. He was first Chair of the Executive Board of JRR and was then elected as Executive Director in 2012. Mr. Vamos-Goldman is a Canadian diplomat, whose career included assignments to the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda and Somalia; Washington DC; the United Nations in New York (where he served as both political coordinator and legal adviser); as well as Deputy High Commissioner to South Africa. He has also worked as a private international law attorney; as a consultant with the United Nations and the International Criminal Court (ICC); and as law and policy adviser to the CEO of the University of British Columbia’s Liu Institute for Global Initiative.