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Joanna Macrae

Joanna Macrae

Visiting Fellow

Bio

Dr. Joanna Macrae has recently joined GiveDirectly, a US-based NGO that aims to accelerate the scale up of cash-based approaches to address humanitarian and development. She is recognised internationally for her expertise in humanitarian policy, research and innovation management. At DFID, she led the UK’s contribution to the World Humanitarian Summit, with a focus on humanitarian financing and new approaches to addressing protracted crises. She also established an award-winning programme to accelerate humanitarian innovation and promote more evidence-based policy and practice. Prior to her work at DFID, she headed the Humanitarian Policy Group at the Overseas Development Institute.

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