About Us

Our team

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Alex Martins - Founder

Linda Kitenge - Strategic Consultant

Linda Kitenge - Strategic Consultant

 Alex is a researcher, facilitator and advocate dedicated to creating evidence in support of a reformed international development system. She holds an MPhil in Politics from the University of Oxford and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania in International Relations and Theatre Arts. Originally from South Africa, she has lived in Brazil, the U.S. and is currently based in London.

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Linda Kitenge - Strategic Consultant

Linda Kitenge - Strategic Consultant

Linda Kitenge - Strategic Consultant

Linda joined the team in January 2020 as a Strategic Consultant. She has previously worked for development and peacebuilding NGOs in Bujumbura, New York City and London. Linda has an MA in International Politics and Security Studies from the Department of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford and a Bachelor of Law from the University of Birmingham.

Our partner

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Lorriann Robinson - Founder & Director, The Advocacy Team

Lorriann began her career as an events and research assistant for the Fabian Society and then spent five years working in children's rights policy for Barnardos’ and the NSPCC, before moving into international development as a Senior Policy Adviser for World Vision UK. She joined the ONE Campaign in 2014, where she played a leading role in the campaign to enshrine the 0.7% aid target into UK law, helped to raise billions in development finance for health and education programmes in the poorest countries, and secured ground-breaking policy reforms to fight corruption. The Advocacy Teams runs - 'Opening Doors' - a series of events and initiatives that seeks to promote greater diversity in the UK's international development sector. 

Our Advisory Council

Catherine Cameron

Catherine Cameron

Catherine Cameron

Director, Agulhas Applied Knowledge

Saagarika Dadu

Catherine Cameron

Catherine Cameron

Research, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Specialist

Arbie Baguios

Catherine Cameron

Arbie Baguios

Founder, Aid Re-imagined

Isabella Jean

Isabella Jean

Arbie Baguios

 Independent Consultant & Adjunct Faculty, Brandeis Heller School for Social Policy & Management

Jamie Pett

Isabella Jean

Farzana Ahmed

 Founder, London International Development Network & Associate Partner, TI Group 

Farzana Ahmed

Isabella Jean

Farzana Ahmed

Advocacy Manager, Publish What You Fund

Concept note

Our concept note is a work in progress. We welcome any and all feedback at this early stage of development. 

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