Sumit Bisarya

Sumit Bisarya is the Head of Constitution-Building Processes at International IDEA. Sumit develops global comparative knowledge, policy and advocacy resources and provides technical support to in-country constitution reform programs. He has recently returned from a secondment to the UN. Previously, he worked with the International Development Law Organization based in Rome, Italy where he was manager of IDLO’s field programmes. He designed, managed and implemented rule of law assistance programmes in Afghanistan and East/Horn of Africa (Ethiopia, South Sudan, Kenya and Somalia). Sumit has been engaged in constitution-building assistance programmes in a range of countries and contexts including Tunisia, Nepal, Myanmar, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and most recently in Chile and Ukraine.