Dr. Hugh Byrne


Hugh Byrne 2022 IF

Hugh Byrne, PhD is a teacher, trainer and author on mindfulness and compassion for spiritual and social transformation and a senior teacher with the Insight Meditation Community of Greater Washington (IMCW). He is committed to bringing the inner practices of awareness and compassion into efforts in the world—working to create peace in our own hearts while working for peace in the world.

Hugh has taught mindfulness meditation since 2000 and is author of two books on mindfulness and habit change. He worked for two decades in the field of human rights and has led resilience-building workshops in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and the United States for humanitarian-aid workers. Hugh has a law degree from London University and a PhD from UCLA.