Head, Communications and Knowledge Management
Communication and knowledge management specialist with more than 20 years experience working in international development in the agriculture and natural resource management sectors. More than 15 years of high-level management experience leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver results, set team direction and meet deadlines. Proven track record in leading communication change initiatives, designing large-scale communication campaigns and knowledge management process. Experience in implementing uptake and engagement strategies to link research to users such as policy makers, donors and private sector. Proven ability to engage and obtain funding from traditional and non-traditional sources for organizations and projects. Excel at documenting and synthesizing research results into compelling knowledge products to meet the needs of a diverse client base. Extensive experience designing user-driven knowledge management systems for knowledge sharing and learning. Led a number of project design and evaluation teams for donor agencies. Employed by the Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), NIRAS, Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) and the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) and USAID.