Caroline Pinder started WISE Development in 2000. She has 25+ years experience in international development.
Dinah Bennett OBE is a Director of WISE Development and founder of the International Consultants for Entrepreneurship (ICE)
Georgia Taylor has been working on gender, women’s economic empowerment and sexual and reproductive health for over 15 years.
Lyndsay is a senior consultant with 20 years’ experience in international development working as a policy-maker, academic and consultant. Lyndsay has particular knowledge and expertise in conflict-affected countries and fragile states and on gender equality and women and girl’s empowerment; violence against women and girls (VAWG); women, peace and security; conflict prevention; reconciliation; identity-based violence, social exclusion; children and youth. She has also worked on several other policy areas including governance, security and justice, education, refugees and migration, international trade and policy coherence for development. Lyndsay is experienced in managing and conducting social research (qualitative and quantitative), linking research to policy and practice; teaching, training and facilitation; policy analysis; programme design, programming guidance; monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment; programme management; team leadership; and web-based communication. Lyndsay has recently worked as Technical Team Leader for the DFID Violence against Women and Girls Helpdesk, as a member of the core Management Team for the DFID Research and Innovation Fund ‘What Works to Prevent VAWG’ and Research Lead for La Pépinière, a programme to promote adolescent girls economic empowerment in DRC. Lyndsay also holds a part-time lectureship in Anthropology and International Development at the University of Sussex.