Expert Profile

Ms Fleur Heyworth
Position(s) Head of Gender and Inclusive Security

Ms Fleur Heyworth leads the GCSP's executive education, dialogue and policy analysis on gender and inclusive security.  She designs and facilitates courses on leadership for women, and for male and female leaders to create more inclusive working environments, as well as on gender and inclusive security to GCSP’s multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural participants.  Fleur has published numerous policy analysis on topics ranging from women peace and security, gender, diversity and inclusion to women in mediation. She has designed and facilitated customised courses for women mediator networks and for women working in peace and security in Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe  

Fleur also heads the International Gender Champions Secretariat (, a global network of over 330 leaders advancing gender equality, extending across six multilateral hubs, which is hosted by the GCSP.  In this capacity, Fleur leads governance, partnerships, and the team responsible for programmatic and communications work, including the development of a new network wide pledge to speak up and stand up for zero tolerance of gender-based violence, sexist attitudes and behaviour.  Fleur regularly facilitates and moderates in person, virtual and hybrid meetings.

Fleur is a Barrister-at-law, having qualified at Nottingham Law School and practiced in Manchester and London. She has an MA in Geography from Cambridge university.