Bachelor's degree, School of Oriental and African Studies, London Univ.; Master's degree, School of Advanced Int'l Studies, Johns Hopkins Univ. Formerly, 15 years with Oxfam Great Britain, incl.: Progr. Manager, Middle East and E. Europe; E. Asia Director; Head, South Asia. 2008, joined Rockefeller Foundation; currently, Associate VP and Managing Director, Asia, Bangkok; oversees work across Asia; leads initiative aimed at building the capacity of cities to cope with climate change, through the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network; leads SPEED initiative aimed at scaling up decentralized renewable energy solutions.