Stephen Anderson specializes in poverty analysis and supporting policy and institutional reform processes. He is an experienced analyst and facilitator of complex reform processes. He has in depth experience and has conceptualized, designed, reviewed and evaluated both donor and government policies, strategies, and programs. He has a proven track record working in complex environments and assisting multiple stakeholders in negotiating practical and actionable outcomes.
Tanya Boudreau has twenty years of experience in livelihoods analysis and food security. She brings a unique perspective gained from a combination of extensive field experience and headquarter-level advising. Tanya has particular strengths in disaster risk reduction and early warning systems. She currently works on using HEA to measure resilience and to analyze changes in livelihoods over time.
Stephen Browne is a food and livelihoods security specialist who has been with FEG for ten years. He has experience in leading assessments for early warning, and market-led and pastoral development interventions. Stephen has worked in a range of contexts across Africa, Central Asia, Central and South America and the Middle East. Stephen speaks English and Spanish.
Jennifer Bush is a gender specialist with almost 25 years of experience in livelihood analysis and early warning in Africa. She is an experienced HEA practitioner as well as an HEA trainer in baseline assessment, outcome analysis and livelihood zoning. Ms. Bush has strong skills in using HEA in different contexts, including for impact evaluation and cash transfers. Ms. Bush has addressed women`s access to food, income and assets in different contexts such as an inquiry into the potential impact of the avian flu on women’s poultry income in Ethiopia.
Julius Holt is a food security expert with over 35 years of experience in livelihood assessment methods, famine early warning, poverty analysis and policy development, nutritional surveillance, and the uses and abuses of food aid. His extensive experience makes him particularly adept at comparative analyses. He is the technical leader for livelihood zoning work. Julius speaks English, French and Amharic.
Alexandra King is a livelihoods and food security consultant with twenty years of experience conducting Household Economy assessments and scenario analyses, in training others to use this methodology, and in managing food security-related projects. She has worked throughout Africa and Asia, and has a particular strength in training others to use HEA.
Gavriel Langford is an applied field researcher with 15 years of experience in investigative analysis of household economics, livelihood systems and rural water supply. He has worked in development and crisis contexts, in both rural and urban parts of Asia and Africa. He is commited to participatory appraisal methods at all stages of the project cycle from assessments, baselines and context analyses, through to evaluations. Gavriel speaks English and Indonesian.
Mark Lawrence is a PhD nutritionist with over 25 years of experience in the design and management of quantitative and qualitative food security assessments and famine early warning information systems. He leads on the development of all quantitative HEA tools, including the Livelihoods Integrated Analysis Spreadsheet, and on statistical analysis using HEA data. Mark speaks English and French.
Nora Lecumberri is a food and livelihoods security specialist with HEA experience throughout Africa. She has particular expertise in urban assessments and in adapting the HEA framework, for example to analyze: the role of equines in household economies, market demand and access to and/or the viability of savings and loans groups. Nora speaks English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.
Daison Ngirazi is a livelihoods, and monitoring and evaluation specialist with over 10 years of experience. He specializes in using livelihoods-based analysis for program development, in impact monitoring and measurement and in designing early warning systems. He also has experience in programme implementation. Daison has worked throughout Asia and Africa and speaks English and Shona.
David de Wild
David de Wild has a PhD in economics and a background in international and development economics and empirical economic research. He has over 10 years of experience in humanitarian programming. David leads household economy and market analysis, conducts assessments and trainings, and develops analytical tools. He speaks English, French and German.
Kinfe Terefe Zeleke is a livelihoods and disaster risk management specialist with more than twelve years experience in this area. He has six years of experience in HEA, which includes leading livelihoods baseline assessments and outcome analyses in Ethiopia. Previously Kinfe worked for Farm Africa in Ethiopia and the International Organization for Migration (IOM). He holds an MSc in Agricultural Economics.
Associate and Operations Manager
Chantal Toby has experience as a project manager and researcher, with technical proficiency in gender, social protection and livelihood security. Chantal has an MSc in Development Studies and has worked in the Caribbean and Asia.
Anna Mays is a livelihoods consultant with experience conducting food security and livelihood assessments throughout Africa, including assessing the impact of the Ebola epidemic on livelihoods in Western Sierra Leone. Previously she worked with the Hunger Reduction and Livelihoods Strengthening Team at Save the Children UK and Entrepreneurs for Social Change at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Anna is fluent in English and French. She is also an adjunct faculty in the Food Systems Department at Sterling College (USA).
Garba Noura has ten years of practical field experience in conducting food security and livelihood assessments with a number of humanitarian organizations. He has led and been involved in HEA work in Niger, Nigeria, DRC, Mauritania, Senegal and Chad. Garba also worked as a coordinator for the Moderate Malnutrition Study-Cash Transfer in Agué Region of Niger for Save the Children UK and the Emergency Nutrition Network. He is fluent in French, English and Hausa.
Festus Pyoko holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Disaster Mitigation and Sustainable Development. He has worked for Save the Children UK and gained important knowledge and skills in the area of humanitarian assistance and development through collaborations with Concern Kenya and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Carla Monteiro is an agronomist and has ten years of experience in livelihoods analysis, working as an HEA practitioner and trainer. She specialises in socioeconomic analysis for disaster risk reduction. Carla has worked throughout Africa and also in Central America. She is fluent in Portuguese and English.