Country Director for Save the Children in Tanzania, after a successful 3 years in South Sudan, also seconded to Merlin South Sudan as they transitioned to Save the Children. Responsibilities include; Leadership, Management of the whole Country Team. Fundraising, Plan, Co-ordinate all Operations in South Sudan. Previously was in Yemen as the Director of Programme Operations. Overall budget responsibility of $50 million. Was also the Emergency Response Operations Manager with Save The Children in Mozambique, responding to effects of floods and cyclones. Prior to joining Save The Children I spent 24 years in the military where I have had the privilege to deploy worldwide managing many operations, and led, managed, worked with some fantastic people. I am a planner, a deliverer, bringing great maturity, intellect, tact with the ability to think at any level. I am a proven manager of risk experienced in practical risk concepts. I am a highly experienced, qualified private investigator, surveillance planner, operator and instructor. I have a keen eye for detail saved the company £750,000 in one forensic investigation as a senior logistician. Whilst employed as a senior logistician I was also responsible for an operational technical account worth in excess of £50 million.
I am inspired by growth in others. I like the challenge of uncertainty brought about by change, people and culture. I have met many cultures and strongly believe in working with it and not through it. Through knowledge and delivery I have led the transformation, stabilisation of communities. I bring integrity through acceptance and my unrelenting work ethic.
I have a strong media and marketing awareness. I have been the lead producer of a promotional, marketing DVD working with people from Sky, ITN and BFBS. I have given live and recorded television and radio interviews.
After many years I have got to know peoples really well and have been inspired.
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