Jessica is an experienced development practitioner focusing on education, gender and governance, with a particular interest in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States (FCAS). She is currently CGA’s Project Director for Girls’ Education South Sudan. She is also a member of the Board.
Jessica has worked for us and, previously, with the team at Booz & Company, since 2010. During that time, she has worked on more than 15 individual projects in seven different countries. Jessica started her career as a civil servant with the UK Home Office, and has since worked in a number of roles in the public and voluntary sectors. Immediately prior to joining CGA Jessica worked as Country Coordinator for Free Press Unlimited in South Sudan and then Egypt.
Jessica has an MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics, an MA (Hons) in Social Anthropology from Cambridge University, and is currently working towards an MSc in Education, Public Policy and Equity from Glasgow University.