Kyriakos Pachoulides is a founding member of the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research and has been serving the organization since 2003 as a member of its Governing Board. His background is in pedagogical studies and psychology, and he holds a PhD in Social Psychology. He is a primary school teacher while since 2008 is seconded to the Office of the Commissioner for Children’s Rights in Cyprus. Dr Pachoulides successfully combines his educational background, his professional experiences and social activism, contributing for many years to the development of an inter-communal peace movement in Cyprus through his work with the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research and the Home for Cooperation. A passionate peace and human rights supporter, Dr Pachoulides has dedicated his life to the promotion of long term and sustainable peace in Cyprus and the establishment of a culture of cooperation and trust among the two main communities constitutionally established on the island.