Stephen Blakemore has a background in Human Resource Management and previously worked in the HR team at VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas).
As an independent consultant and facilitator, he has worked with a wide range of humanitarian organisations including national and international NGOS, the Red Cross and UN agencies. Developing individual potential and building capacity at local level are important to Stephen, as is bringing creativity and fun to every learning event.
Stephen has travelled extensively, contributing to workshops, conferences and training courses around the world particularly in post-disaster and conflict contexts. He has recently worked in Ethiopia, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Myanmar, Pakistan, South Sudan and Sudan.
Based in the UK, Stephen has worked with RedR since 2003. He trains on a wide range of courses through both the Open and Tailor-made programmes, as well as for our International Programmes.