Director, Humanitarian Futures Programme
King's College London
PhD, London School of Economics. More than 25 years' practical and policy engagement in the provision of emergency assistance, mainly with the United Nations in situations of both natural disaster and conflict, including: Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia; Humanitarian Coordinator in Kosovo and Rwanda; Chief of the Emergency Unit in Sudan; Chief of Emergency Prevention and Preparedness in Ethiopia. 1995-96, served as Special Adviser to the Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs. Currently, Director, Humanitarian Futures Programme, King's College, London.