I am a social development specialist, with a background in journalism and communications.
I have been working as an independent consultant since 2005, mainly for the Asian Development but also private management firms and the World Bank, developing awareness programs, consultative processes, participatory monitoring, and capacity building.
I work mainly in the water sector and have recently begun more work in environmental management and climate change adaptation.
I have worked on projects in the Philippines, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Vietnam, and China.
I am an American, based in Manila, Philippines.
My interest remains in the water sector, community based approaches, and mainstreaming communications activities and tools into project design.