Joining RedR in July 2023, Bernadette Sexton is an international development leader, focused on strategy, good governance, and institution building. She has worked across developing and emerging economies in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. She is vice-chair of humanitarian INGO Concern Worldwide UK and sits on their Worldwide Board.
Bernadette has supported development agencies and governments on a wide range of economic and social development topics. For this, she has been recognised by DevEx as one of London's top 40 international development leaders under 40 years of age, recognised for shaping and impacting on aid and development. She has a deep interest in development aid effectiveness, poverty alleviation and inclusion of marginalised groups.
She holds an MBA, MSc in Public Services Policy & Management, and BA in History & Politics. She has graduate certificates in Gender Equity through Inclusive Design, and Sustainable Finance.
Bernadette joins us at an exciting moment of growth and development for the organisation, as she implements our refreshed strategy and lead RedR into a new chapter, ensuring that we can provide the best possible support for communities affected by disaster through learning and development.