Find out more
You are here:
News, opinion and debate from around the world and the web. Join the discussion.
James is a Global Innovation Adviser at Oxfam in the Programme Innovation, and Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (PI and PMEAL) Team. Prior to this role, he was Oxfam's Regional Programme Manager for the Middle East responsible for a wide range of humanitarian and development programmes in the region including start up of the Syria Crisis Response, resilience work in Yemen, economic justice in Palestine and gender programming across the region. During this time he has also supported organisation-wide initiatives on fragile states and partnership.
Prior to joining Oxfam, James was the International Director for Progressio, a UK-based INGO, managing global programmes and policy on sustainable livelihoods, climate change, civil society and governance. He also ran VSO's country programme in Cambodia, working closely with government ministries, multi-laterals and civil society. Working with Caritas Swaziland, he established the country's first community-based orphan support programme as a response to the HIV AIDS pandemic. His earlier career was in the UK voluntary sector working on urban regeneration with deprived
James has an MBA and wide experience of the sector.
RT @VBVeeBee: What would you invest in to accelerate #innovation in your organisation 🤔 - great brainstorming session @james_whitehead @bo…
17 January 2017
Radical Muslim clerics might be the least likely people to speak out against the injustices facing women in the Arab world. Yet in the patriarchal society of Jordan, religious leaders are challenging...
Oxfam blogs Home
© 2017. Oxfam is a registered charity in England and Wales (no 202918) and Scotland (SC039042).
Oxfam GB is a member of the international confederation Oxfam.