Geographical experience: Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia
Key expertise: Environmental management; Livelihood security; DRR and resilience building; Participatory monitoring and evaluations; Humanitarian localisation; Conflict resolution
A Zoologist by training, David has spent much of his professional career working on the nexus of environmental management and forced human displacement. He has worked with refugees, internally displaced people and rural communities that are vulnerable to climate change and conflict in more than 40 countries. David’s expertise ranges from contingency planning to project/programme design, environmental assessments and evaluations. He has worked with a wide range of humanitarian and environmental actors including the United Nations (UNHCR, UNEP, OCHA, UNDP, ISDR) and non-governmental organizations such as CAFOD, CARE International, Christian Aid, IFRC, WWF, Tearfund, Islamic Relief and Norwegian Church Aid.