I’m a researcher in human rights and forced migration, a board member shaping strategy at two international development NGOs, and an accredited project manager with 10yrs+ experience. I put my research, strategy and project management skills to work for positive social change, helping make projects, programmes and organisations more effective.
I’m currently pursuing a PhD in Human Rights, researching political and ethical dimensions of forced migration, with the Human Rights Consortium, at the University of London. It is also my privilege to serve on the boards of both Renewable World East Africa and Latin American Foundation for the Future, helping them to shape their strategy and programmes.
With a foundation of 10yrs+ experience in project management, I’m a seasoned PM practitioner (PRINCE2, PMP, MAPM) and an accredited built environment professional (MSc, MRICS, AMICE). I am primarily interested in infrastructure and built environment projects that support the goals of humanitarian response, sustainable development and securing human rights.
Having started my career in private-sector consultancy, from 2012 to 2015 I completed an MPA in International Development while gradually transitioning into the sector through part-time voluntary work. Since then, I have gained international experience in Kenya, Djibouti, Nepal and Peru.
I am always keen to connect with practitioners, academics and anybody with shared interests:
- human rights, forced migration and refugees
- disaster, conflict and development
- strategy, project and programme management (esp. development and humanitarian sectors)
- infrastructure and built environment in humanitarian response, sustainable development and human rights (e.g. shelter / WASH / energy / DRR / post-disaster and post-conflict recovery / infrastructure for sustainable development / infrastructure and human rights / environmental justice, etc.)