Tim Receveur

Tim Receveur is the Director of Digital Initiatives at Hostage Aid Worldwide where he coordinates the non-profit’s data-driven hostage tracking system powered by predictive analytics and artificial intelligence. The platform is being developed to assist governments, organizations, and individuals struggling to deal with the global hostage crisis to achieve tangible outcomes in the fight against hostage-taking.

Before joining Hostage Aid, Tim was the Director of Programs at PeaceTech Lab where he worked to reduce violent conflict using technology, media, and data to accelerate and scale peacebuilding efforts in countries including Iraq, Pakistan, Nigeria, and South Sudan. Tim also served as a foreign affairs officer at the U.S. Department of State from 2000-2013 and active duty Air Force from 1991-2000.