Ellen Rushforth

Ellen joined CGA as a Fellow in 2019 and is based in Juba, South Sudan. Since joining CGA, Ellen has worked on a Third-Party Monitoring project for the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) in Maridi and Ulang. As part of this role, she supported the research design and data collection. Ellen also led on the final presentation to SDC providing recommendations for future project implementation. In addition, Ellen has coordinated CGA’s business development, leading on the development of bids and proposals. Currently, Ellen is working on the GAC-funded AGENCI project which supports vulnerable girls affected by the crisis. Ellen also represents CGA at the South Sudan Cash Working Group.

Prior to joining CGA, Ellen worked on health outreach projects in Northern Uganda delivering health services to rural populations, and she contributed to a livelihoods project in Tamil Nadu, India. She has a Bachelor’s in Geography from the University of Manchester and an MSc in International Disaster Management from the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute.