Hannah Hetzer

Senior International Policy Manager

Hannah Hetzer is senior international policy manager at the Drug Policy Alliance, based in New York. She serves as DPA’s liaison for Latin American and broader international issues, closely following, supporting and informing global developments in drug policy reform. Hetzer spent 2013 in Uruguay, working on the campaign that made it the first country in the world to legalize marijuana.

Hetzer received her bachelor’s degree in Economics, Politics and International Studies from the University of Warwick (UK) and has previously worked with the Latin America Unit of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the Americas Division at Human Rights Watch, and the Human Rights Foundation.

Her publications and media appearances include The Independent, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, SalonWashington PostBloomberg, and CNN.