Brandon Silver


About Brandon

Brandon Silver is the Director of Projects at the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, working under the mentorship of former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Hon. Irwin Cotler.

Brandon serves on the legal teams of prisoners of conscience around the world, including Saudi blogger Raif Badawi and Venezuelan democratic opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez. He has written for national and International publications including Policy Options and TIME, and is a past nominee of the Quebec Literary Awards and winner of the CBC Reader’s Choice Prize.

He is a recipient of the Harvard University Diplomacy Award and the TD Merit Award for Community Leadership, among others. In 2016, the World Economic Forum named him a “Global Shaper.”

Brandon is a graduate of the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and is pursuing a Masters of Law at UC Berkeley.

Areas of Practice

  • Human Rights - Nonprofit Organization