Jo has held a range of roles with Oxfam in Kenya. Most recently, she was Oxfam’s Programme Director in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Béné was previously a Finance and Funding Coordinator with Oxfam GB.
Cara has over 12 years’ experience of international development, having supported programmes through administration and coordination both in the UK and overseas.
Simeon Ogamba has over nine years’ experience of water hardware design and construction, and of programme management. He has held WASH adviser roles with Oxfam for four years, and took over as Oxfam’s Kenya WASH coordinator in 2016.
David took up the role of SWIFT programme manager in DRC in May 2016.
Marion has worked for Oxfam since 1995, first in Angola and then in Oxford, where she leads the Public Health Promotion Team, focusing on community mobilisation and health and hygiene promotion in humanitarian crises.
Andy has over 20 years’ of practical emergency and development field experience in the water and sanitation sector, as well as in-house research and development work into new emergency response equipment, methodologies and approaches.
Rachel joined Tearfund in 2003 and has held various roles focussing on supporting local partners and Tearfund staff to design, plan, deliver and evaluate projects across Africa and Asia. Rachel is currently writing her MSc dissertation on the risks and rewards of payment by results.
Elodie is Tearfund’s Project Support Officer for SWIFT. While she initially worked at an engineering company, she was recently a WASH advisor to Medair HQ in Switzerland, specialising in emergency and transitional planning. She has field experience in DRC, Ethiopia, Uganda, Haiti and Benin.
Hebdavi is responsible for coordinating Tearfund’s WASH work in Eastern DRC. He has several years of experience managing and monitoring humanitarian programmes in South Sudan and DRC, and was previously Programme Director for World Relief in South Sudan.
Frank has over 22 years’ experience of overseas relief and development, 17 of which have been focused on WASH. Frank’s role involves building and maintaining the technical capacity of Tearfund’s staff and partners to engage effectively in WASH programming.
Kyle joined Tearfund in 2014 after completing an MSc in Development Management. He previously spent 10 years working in local government, giving him valuable experience of community development and project management. His role at Tearfund involves supporting both the SWIFT and International Citizen Service programmes.
Anjie has worked with Actionaid UK and DAI Europe as well as in the private sector. She holds a Business Economics degree from Brunel University London and is a qualified chartered accountant (ACCA).
Nat specialises in water security, looking at issues ranging from implications for local livelihoods to questions of planetary boundaries. He previously worked for WaterAid and did an extended consultancy for the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Programme.
Ian Langdown is a Research Officer working for the ODI’s Water Policy Programme. He previously worked for an engineering consultancy and as a research assistant with the Development Planning Unit at UCL.
Roger is Head of the Water Policy Programme at ODI and an Honorary Research Associate at the British Geological Survey.