School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
BA Social Anthropology
University of Sussex
Research Associate, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London, UK
Research on issues of inclusion, gender and rights within peacebuilding, statebuilding and transition processes. Recently undertook research project on gender programming in fragile states for the OECD.
Senior Researcher, Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior (FRIDE), Madrid
Led FRIDE's research on development and governance. Designed and led a number of research projects, including on state fragility in the Sahel, gender and statebuilding, and emerging economies’ approaches to development. Provided policy advice to officials and parliamentarians and regular commentaries for international and Spanish media.
Social Development Advisor, UK Department for International Development (DFID), London
Provided social development advice within DFID’s Policy Division and International Trade Department. Supported the development of policy and programming on a range of issues, including gender equality, social inclusion, youth employment and Aid for Trade.
Researcher, Amnesty International, International Secretariat, London
Led Amnesty International’s work on Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan, with a strong focus on protection of human rights in conflict. Set research and advocacy priorities, undertook extensive field research and international level advocacy, built in-country and international networks, led a multi-country team.