I'm committed to helping to improve people's health and wellbeing. I’m working with leading organizations in health and development, building on 20 years of experience in journalism, global health, communication, advocacy, program design and photography. I'm skilled in project design and management; creating, implementing and analysing communication and advocacy programs; research; and conceptualising and producing multimedia projects. I am an experienced photographer and writer and love working with people to tell their stories.
Lead a team and bring the right people together to get the work done
Tell powerful multimedia stories through photographs, words, video and sound
Design strategies and technical programs in health, communication and advocacy
Communicate confidently and engage leaders, peers, policymakers and communities with powerful evidence-based messages
Research and analyse communication and advocacy programs, and recommend new approaches
Write for print and broadcast news, features, opinion editorials, articles, speeches and reports
Think outside the box and design creative, innovative approaches that get results
Bring vast knowledge and experience in health and development and learn new issues very quickly.
Created a multimedia package to profile China’s successful effort to eliminate malaria, with a special focus on Yunnan Province.
Created Our World United Against Polio, a global multimedia series spanning eight countries and profiling people who have given everything to end polio.
Photographing and writing about the people involved in ending tuberculosis, a disease that still kills about 1.5 million people every year.
Polio Eradication: Advised Nigerian government, communication, operations, coordination
Program Development: Polio Eradication, Routine Immunization, Integrated Newborn, Child and Maternal Health service delivery
Grant writing resulting in multi-million dollar grants for polio, routine immunization, maternal newborn & child health
Senior leadership mission preparation
Grant application reviews for polio eradication and routine immunization
Writing comprehensive field guide on communication for immunization
Shaping a UNICEF/WHO training course on communication for immunization
Wrote global lessons for scaling-up HPV vaccine introduction
Wrote WHO global HPV vaccine communication guide, with revision in 2016
HPV vaccine research in Lao, Latvia, Malaysia, Rwanda
Communication strategy, product development and photography for HPV vaccine introduction in Laos PDR
Risk communication course development and training for Thailand and Myanmar
Communication and advocacy leadership for measles and rubella elimination
Creative communication project with award-winning artist and illustrator Sophie Blackall
Multimedia production including website, photography, video