A senior management level professional with over 20 years of experience of research and consultancy work in international development, with a specialism in research communication, uptake and impact; evidence-informed policy development and analysis; innovation systems, research-policy linkages and knowledge management in the agriculture/natural resources management and child rights sectors.
Skilled at facilitating and leading multi-disciplinary strategic partnerships across a wide range of sectors and partners including policymakers, donors, researchers, civil society, private sector etc. Substantial experience in facilitating communication and uptake of research results through working with infomediaries including journalists, parliamentarians etc. Increasingly working in big/open data and open governance. Additional experience in capacity-building and political and institutional analysis with a range of policy and donor bodies across Sub Saharan Africa and Asia.