Michelle Delaney

Michelle Delaney

Communication Director

Email: michelle@prio.org

Mobile phone: +47 941 65 579

X: michelledelaney

Michelle Delaney is Communication Director at PRIO. She has over two decades of international communication experience spanning Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and the United States.

Michelle spent ten years managing communication for the United Nations, including in multiple conflict settings such as South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Somalia and Myanmar. She also worked at UN headquarters in New York, as a media specialist for two Under-Secretary Generals of Humanitarian Affairs.

From 2016 to 2022, Michelle worked as the Senior Media Adviser to Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council, and a leading global humanitarian leader.

Michelle holds a holds a Master's Degree in International Communications and Development from City University London. She speaks English and Norwegian.

Work positions
Communication DirectorPeace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
Senior Media Adviser to the Secretary GeneralNorwegian Refugee Council
Communication AdviserUnited Nations (UNOCHA)
Communication and Coordination LeadUnited Nations Asia Pacific
Media OfficerUnited Nations Development Programme Sierra Leone
Publication ManagerSmurfit Publishing
Marketing SpecialistPermanent TSB Bank
Communication AssistantAcco Brands
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