Consultant ,


Key skills: providing strategic, targeted knowledge network, evaluation and technical services to international environmental and development programs and institutional capacities. Thematic interests and work experience: project design, implementation and results based monitoring: child rights, disability mainstreaming in UN funds and programs, inclusive education sector planning, biodiversity strategic planning, disaster risk reduction , climate change and resilience, natural resources and protected area management, ecosystem services and environmental science. Policy and bottleneck analysis and implementation problem resolution including work in environment sectors, poverty alleviation and education, improved service delivery and transparent government initiatives. Advocacy interests focusing on one UN programming, education for sustainable development, education systems and planning, climate change adaptation, emergencies, disaster risk reduction and resilience. Communication: training and education experience, including organizing and leading workshops. Research: data analysis, writing/editing materials for a wide variety of audiences and preparing content for websites.

Qualifications and credentials
Master of Public Administration, June/2005-June /2006, Completed, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA
Master of Arts, September 1996-September 1997, Completed, University of East Anglia, Norwich, U.K.
Post Graduate Studies in Economics, September 1989-September 1990, Completed, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Bachelor of Education Geography- Teaching and Learning, September 1982-October 1987, Completed, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's Canada
English, Excellent, Excellent, Excellent
French, Average, Average, Average
Work experience
Gender mainstreaming
M & E specialist
Climate financing specialist
Knowledge management specialist
Database/Network specialist
Economist (cost-benefit analysis of CC)
Community development specialist
Proposal writing/Report writing
Community trainer specialist
Capacity building specialist
GIS specialist
Disaster Relief/Management specialist
Environmental and social safeguards specialist
Formal Education
UNICEF, Programme Specialist DRR and Environment CC Education, New York, UNICEF Global, Technical Specialist Education, Environment and Biodiversity including CC, Decade on Education for Sustainable Development and Post 2015 Inclusive Sustainable Education, Senior Technical Program Advisor, Cross-Sector Programs for Environment and Biodiversity Education, Learning and Inclusive Sustainable Development W
UNDP, Technical Specialist, New York, Global, International Technical Advisor, Sustainable Development and Peace, • Integrated UN and Development Programs: Evaluation, knowledge management, capacity development and impact assessments related to environment, biodiv