Pip specialises in gender and inclusion in humanitarian practice. Over the past eight years, Pip has worked in operational and technical roles in the not-for-profit and private sectors, including in the areas of international development and humanitarian action. Pip has worked across the Asia and Pacific regions, including in Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga, Indonesia and Thailand.
Pip is passionate about positively enhancing the effectiveness, efficiency and appropriateness of humanitarian action, with a focus on diversity, inclusion, equity and equality. She also has a special interest in implementing accompaniment models through her work, walking alongside organisations to achieve desired outcomes. Pip currently provides research, technical and policy advice across Humanitarian Advisory Group’s portfolio of work. Pip is currently leading HAG’s research into diverse and inclusive humanitarian leadership, and working with UN Women to measure women’s leadership in COVID-19 response in Asia-Pacific. Pip’s recent work includes research on humanitarian civil-military coordination, developing strategies for gender equality in the emergency management sector across the Pacific, and working with humanitarian organisations to strengthen and embed their approaches to localisation.
Pip holds a Master in International Development from La Trobe University and is currently Deputy Chair and Lead of the Access and Inclusion committee for Minus18.