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Steve Killelea

Founder and Executive Chairman, Institute for Economics and Peace

An accomplished entrepreneur at the forefront of sustainable development and peace

Steve Killelea is a philanthropist focused on peace and sustainable development, with an extensive background in international business. A technology industry entrepreneur, Steve built one of Australia’s leading publicly listed IT companies, Integrated Research. 

He established the Global Peace Index - the world’s leading measure of global peacefulness – and the independent think tank the Institute for Economics and Peace. Around 20 years ago, he founded The Charitable Foundation, now one of the largest private overseas aid organisations based in Australia.