Senior Research Fellow
Gemma is a Senior Research Fellow for the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI. She has extensive experience working with a range of international humanitarian and human rights organisations, as well as the Department for International Development, in several conflict and fragile affected states, predominantly in Sub-Saharan (East, Horn and Western) Africa. With considerable experience in development and implementation of humanitarian programmes; policy development, and advocacy, Gemma specialises in a range of issues including protection of civilians, forced displacement and humanitarian negotiations. Gemma was previously a researcher with Amnesty International focusing primarily on the impact of conflict and forced displacement on civilians.