Francis B.

Chief Field Office, UNICEF at UNICEF Yemen

Bachelor's DegreeKenyatta University



Over 19 years of experience managing complex, high-speed and challenging field operations in conflict and developing countries, including staff supervision and management, coordination, and implementation of international development and humanitarian programmes through consortiums or as individual projects. I have accumulated demonstrated success in making key decisions and solving problems in short time frames while ensuring operational and program integrity. Have extensive financial and program management, oversight, and reporting of organization progress and quality of performance in meeting program goals. I now have over 13 years of progressive senior management experience, human resource development, and institutional capacity-building of governments and civil society organizations. I have worked in Kenya (Kakamega, Kakuma refugee camp), South Sudan, North Sudan, Somalia, Pakistan, Ethiopia, and Yemen. Experience in analytical financial and report writing, budget management, strategic planning, and directing field operations for projects/grants funded by USAID, US State Department Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration, Canadian International Development Agency, Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, Disasters Emergency Committee, European Commission/European Union, Government of Germany, Government of Japan, Action by Churches Together, Danish International Development Agency, Commonwealth Education Fund, DfID and UN.


  • personnel / human resources
  • education
  • international development
  • work
  • administration
  • south sudan
  • yemen
  • somalia
  • pakistan
  • united states
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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