Conor Grennan spent eight years at the EastWest Institute (EWI), both in Prague and the EU Office in Brussels. During that time, Conor developed and managed a wide variety of projects focusing on issues such as peace and reconciliation in the Balkans, community development in Central Eastern Europe, and harmonizing anti-trafficking policy at the highest levels government in the European Union and the former Yugoslavia in cooperation with the top experts in the field. In 2001 he was made Deputy Director of EWI's Program on Security and Good Governance, and served as the Advisor on EU Affairs to EWI's Worldwide Security Program.
Conor left EWI in 2004 to travel and volunteer in Nepal, where he spent six months working at the Little Princes Children's Home in the village of Godawari. When he learned that the children in the home were not orphans, but were in fact trafficked, he started Next Generation Nepal, an American NGO dedicated to reconnecting trafficked children with their families.
Conor is a citizen of the U.S. and Ireland and was based in Kathmandu, Nepal, until October 2007. He is the Executive Director, Next Generation Nepal (USA, Nepal) and lives in Connecticut. He recently graduated from the NYU Stern School of Business.