Dr Magdalena Randall-Schab
Dr Magdalena Randall-Schab is WFD’s Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Lead and puts gender equality and inclusion at the heart of her work. She recently authored WFD’s framework paper on the principles of engaging in fragile and conflict affected settings. She has built her expertise on extensive academic research, including on comprador elites in Afghanistan and state building efforts of Chechnya. She draws on her near 15 years’ of programme management experience gained in organisations ranging from UNDP, UN Women UK and NGOs in fragile and transitioning countries, while leading WFD’s efforts to make its programmes more conflict-responsive. She has also worked on programme delivery at WFD for the past six years.