Ashanut is an experienced development practitioner who supports interventions that promote human rights, governance, gender equality, and institutional/organizational strengthening in Africa.
Holding a Master of Laws and trained in Organizational Development, she has a both a sound understanding of human rights and social justice issues, and the skills to facilitate processes that lead to growing consciousness, challenge perspectives and promote new learning. She is the managing director of Akijul.
Languages: English and Kiswahili
Cuauhtémoc has over twenty years of professional experience as an advisor, evaluator and project manager in the fields of sustainable development and environmental management. He has studied Marine Biology and Ecological Science and holds a PhD in Environmental Sciences from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
Both a LEAD Fellow (Leadership for Environment and Development) and the Academic Director for LEAD based at El Colegio de Mexico, he has worked in capacity development and training for sustainability leaders in Mexico and globally.
Languages: Spanish and English
Emelia has more than 25 years of experience in knowledge and learning management with core competencies in policy analysis, strategic planning, organizational and institutional development, and gender and inclusion.
She works in the private, NGO and public sectors on programme/project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. She has strong skills in facilitation and training, as well as capacity building and leadership.
Languages: English and local Ghanaian languages
Working in the Geneva area as That Comms Guy, Eoghan is an independent communications consultant with more than fifteen years of experience, mostly for international membership-based nonprofit organizations, with a broad focus on creating content and engaging communities.
In addition to writing and editing, he provides support for websites (including this one!), publications and events.
Languages: English and French
As director of The Learning Flow, Florence designs and develops learner-centred training programmes with an impact, in residential and online situations. She uses a range of innovative, participatory and situated (relating to professional contexts) training activities.
The capacity-building programmes Florence designs support learners’ engagement with peers and information, creating opportunities to discuss challenges and envision solutions.
Languages: French and English
Currently an educator, facilitator and capacity builder with Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Gitanjali designs and delivers post-graduate, undergraduate and extra-curricular programmes on a range of sustainable development themes, including corporate social responsibility, climate change strategy, social inclusion, ethics and leadership.
She has worked all over the world building the transformative change and leadership capacities of people, organizations and business.
Julie helps conservation leaders design processes that maximize learning and organizational effectiveness. This includes evaluations, workshops, training and project workflow systems. She has worked for more than 10 years in international conservation, holds a masters in Conservation Leadership from the University of Cambridge, and has traveled by bicycle across Asia and the Americas.
After many years in Geneva, Julie is now based near San Francisco, California.
Languages: English, French
Mabel works with both corporations and public sector organizations assisting with leadership, strategy development, branding and communication, management and enterprise development. She is actively involved in consultancy work in Zambia and in the wider region.
She is a qualified U-Theory facilitator and trainer in transformation and change leadership and also certified in cross-sector partnering and brokering.
Languages: English and Bemba
Michael focuses on bringing people together in the face of tough, almost unresolvable differences. He supports them – via organization development, facilitation, leadership development and coaching – in addressing complex problems (such as water, education, health, finance and scientific research) so they can achieve results together.
As a result of Michael’s work, his clients are stronger, more successful and positioned for future growth. Find out more via Randel Consulting Associates.
Pete brings deep expertise in leadership, strategic planning, project design, market research, product development, financial and people management, monitoring & evaluation, as well as many technical subjects. As director of PHB Academy, she designs and delivers training face-to-face and online.
She is passionate about transferring insights from adult education and instructional design through training of trainers to maximise her impact.
Languages: Dutch, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and German
A writer and editor at Seed Edit, Sandy’s strength is turning complex technical documents into clear and compelling stories. She specializes in English-language editing, writing case studies and story maps, and providing communications support at meetings and conferences.
Her unique blend of digital and print skills, design savvy, and advanced knowledge of global development and sustainability issues enables her to work with international teams on highly technical subjects.
We turn to Susan and the Beyond Jargon team for professional editorial services.
She can help with substantive editing, line and copy editing, proofreading and publications strategy. Susan is recommended on editing rosters for several United Nations agencies.