Gemma joined DWA in 2013 as a Researcher and subsequently joined the Management Committee in 2014. Gemma has been involved in development since the 2004 and has extensive project and programme management experience.
Gemma’s portfolio has spanned delivering mental health services for refugees and asylum seekers; education and health provision for women and children living in poverty; and holistic HIV/AIDS services.
Gemma has also served as an organisational development advisor in Kenya for the national hospice and palliative care association.
Currently Gemma works with GSMA Mobile Money Programme, transforming the financial lives of underserved people; enabling greater financial inclusion, economic empowerment and driving economic growth in emerging markets.
Gemma holds a BA in Sociology and Development Studies from Sussex University and an MSc in Poverty Reduction with Management from SOAS, University of London.