Fink Haysom

Nicholas “Fink” Haysom of South Africa was appointed as Director for Political Affairs in his Executive Office by UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, in May 2007.  Prior to this, Mr Haysom served as the head of UNAMI's ‘Office of Constitutional Support' from April 2005.  Since leaving his position as Legal Advisor to President Mandela in 1999, Haysom has been engaged in resolving internal conflicts and advising on constitutional reform in East and Central Africa, and South and South East Asia.   The interview was conducted in April 2009 in Cape Town about Haysom's views on constitution building.