Leila Saad

Former Executive Director
Leila Saad was the Executive Director of PILnet and was based in the organization’s New York office until August 2022. She served as Deputy Director from 2019 through 2021. Prior to joining PILnet, she was a non-profit consultant for many years, working with organizations in the New York and Washington, D.C., areas. Previously, she worked at the JEHT Foundation, where she helped run the International Justice grantmaking portfolio to challenge U.S. exceptionalism to international law and legal mechanisms. She is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School, where she studied international political economy.