Our people

FHI 360 UK’s team of highly-skilled full-time and associate consultants have experience of solving complex development challenges across a wide range of sectors and organisations – and work together to deliver the strategic, financial and governance solutions our clients are seeking. 

Our staff and consultants have worked in major commercial organisations, for grant-makers, donors and governments, and have led NGOs and charitable organisations. They have been leaders in business and industry and led international project teams in countries across the world. They bring this experience to better understand local issues and find solutions that combine indigenous knowledge with international best practice from all sectors.

Our core team

Stephen Brady

Steve serves as the Managing Director of FHI 360 UK.  He brings over thirty years international development experience and has led the design and delivery of business growth strategies across a number of economic development and public sector governance sectors. He has worked and travelled extensively in Africa and Asia and was formerly country director of Crown Agents’ operations in Nigeria, Uganda and Japan.

Jason Olson

Jason is the Senior Technical Director at FHI 360 UK, and he brings wide experience in public sector reform, including: centre of government; political economy; legislatures and parliaments; civil society; legal reform; legislative drafting; public financial management; civil service reform; rule of law; security sector reform; and public sector, NGO and CSO capacity building. He has designed and implemented reform programmes and works on both high-level systematic issues and day-to-day procedures. Jason has developed winning technical approaches to several substantial and innovative donor programmes, focusing on both supply-side governance reform, and demand-side accountability and advocacy programmes.

Feyi Rodway

Feyi Rodway is FHI 360 UK’s Senior Education Adviser and is leading the development of FHI 360’s UK-funded global education portfolio. Feyi has designed, evaluated and advised several FCDO-funded education programmes as a consultant. She also recently led an independent review of UNGEI/Global Partnership for Education’s gender responsive education sector planning programme, and the social development technical team at FCDO’s Girls Education Challenge Fund. Feyi directed Plan International’s first two State of the World’s Girls flagship reports and developed the early stages of its game changing Because I am a Girl campaign. Feyi has a longstanding commitment to advancing gender equality through education and has worked across Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Karin Alexander

Karin is the Political Economy and Accountability Technical Lead at FHI 360 UK, and she brings wide experience in delivering politically smart and adaptive projects and programmes across a broad range of geographic and thematic areas. Karin is an experienced team leader and political economy adviser, with specialisations in analysis, the development of adaptive strategic frameworks and, establishing and growing politically smart teams. She has a deep understanding of the challenges of governance and public sector reform in complex, fragile and transitional environments, as well as the dynamics of working with private entities, civil society, public sector actors and international agencies.

Frank Brumfit

Frank is a Technical Advisor on Preventing Violent Conflict and Extremism with FHI 360’s Civil Society and Peacebuilding Department. He currently supports youth, CVE, and peacebuilding programmes in Cameroon, D.R. Congo, Honduras, Morocco, and Tunisia. Frank is a technical expert on youth, peacebuilding, community engagement and CVE programming. Over the last 11 years, Frank has lived and worked in D.R. Congo, Liberia, Libya, Thailand, Tunisia, and Zambia, designing and implementing programmes to support countries in transition, engage youth and communities, and conduct research on the local dynamics of conflict. 

Janel Poche

Janel Poche serves as the Strategic Growth and Partnerships Lead for Global Education at FHI 360 and FHI 360 UK. Janel has an MBA and over 18 years of business development, strategy, relationship management and project management experience in the global development sector. Prior to joining FHI 360, she served as a member of the Executive Management Team and head of business development for a US-based international development consulting firm. Previously, she served as the Client Relations Director at a boutique legal and wealth management firm in Chicago and concurrently served as Community Outreach Manager for a client’s Corporate Social Responsibility Project in Belize.

Holly-Jane Howell

Holly-Jane is the interim education technical lead for FHI 360 UK. She has over 15 years of experience and has worked in over 30 countries. Prior to this Holly-Jane was the Head of Education for the UK Office for Syria (FCDO), responsible for a portfolio worth over £150m. Holly-Jane has been embedded within five country governments, providing technical support for education systems strengthening, the development of national curricula, and supporting strategy and policy development.

Her areas of expertise include: The development of teaching and learning materials, gender and social inclusion in education, in-service teacher professional development, education in emergencies, early childhood development, and systems strengthening.

Abumere Ejakhegbe

Abumere Ejakhegbe is a skilled and experienced IT professional with over fourteen years of experience as a systems analyst, IT project manager, software engineer, and business analyst. With a passion for problem-solving, he specializes in using people, processes, and technology to drive innovation and meet business needs. In his most recent role as Manager, Programmatic Solutions – Development and Innovations Lead at FHI360 UK, Abumere has been responsible for technical ownership, rollout, and support of DHIS2, coordinating stakeholders through the project life cycle, architecting data models, developing source code, and providing training on DHIS2 use. Prior to this, as Application Analyst, Abumere coordinated the design, implementation, customization, and operational support of DHIS2 (HIMS) in several countries, provided training on PowerBI. Abumere is passionate about developmental and humanitarian missions and continuously seeks to expand his knowledge to meet evolving business needs and challenges. He is a motivated and skilled professional with a track record of success in IT project management and systems analysis.

David Bevis

David is FHI 360 UK’s Finance and Operations Director. A chartered accountant with 20 years’ experience, David has worked across the back-office functions of Finance, Project Management and Business Development and brings a wealth of experience of winning and delivering successful projects across a wide range of donors in the International Development sector.

Charlotte McKee

Charlotte is a Project Manager at FHI 360 UK. Prior to joining FHI 360 UK, Charlotte worked as a consultant at Montenero Consulting, working on business development and project delivery. She has experience working on projects in the Middle East, West Africa, Central Africa, and Latin America and the Caribbean for a range of donors. 

Otobong Mmah

Otobong is a Project Manager at FHI 360 UK. Previously, Otobong worked at Tetra Tech International Development Europe, where she supported the successful management and delivery of an array of large-scale FCDO-funded programmes across various technical sectors, including governance and security, peacebuilding, GEDSI, and climate change adaptation. Otobong has experience delivering projects across a wide range of political contexts across Middle East, North Africa, West Africa, and East Africa.

Angie Kikkides

Angie Kikkides is FHI 360 UK’s HR Adviser. She is an MCIPD qualified Senior HR generalist with over 25 years global experience in managing HR functions across professional services, conversant with regulatory and employment trends. She has a proven track record of establishing start up HR functions, implementing best practices across multiple sites and supporting a global workforce.

Rachael McGrath

Associate Consultant, Rachael is a management and business development professional working with the FHI 360 UK team on strategy, proposals, and partnerships. An international development specialist, she has over 25 years operational and strategic experience as a senior leader and consultant, working with and for INGOs, SMEs, large commercial firms and multilateral agencies. Rachael has strong proposal development experience and has led and supported many high-value, successful proposals for donors including FCDO.

Her core skills include: partnership development, market research, analysis and mappings, proposal capture, win theme development, proposal reviews and copy editing, donor compliance reviews and process/policy strengthening, meeting and workshop design and facilitation.

Interested in joining the FHI 360 UK team?

If you have experience of working in the International Development sector, and would like to join FHI 360 UK as a consultant or part of the core team please get in touch, and complete our short application form here.