December 14, 2015


Evidence, EXPERTS, HumanR, Integrate, Policy&Prog, Politics

WISE Development is continually developing a network of like-minded consultants around the world in order to share learning and experience, and to provide local partnership on assignments.

Federica Busiello

Federica Busiello1
Federica Busiello is a gender technical specialist with over 8 years’ experience in international development. She has been an associate of WISE Development since August 2015. Her areas of specialism include: evaluations (of projects, programmes, and funds mechanisms), Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Analysis, Women’s Economic Empowerment, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG). She has a strong track record of providing high quality research, analysis, and evaluation support to a variety of Government and UN agencies, as well international and national not for profit organisations, including DFID, UN Women, UNICEF and Womankind.
She has been involved in a range of evaluations; in particular, she recently conducted the evaluation of two SAAF funded sexual and reproductive health and rights projects in Peru; this was part of a wider global evaluation of the fund.  She also has extensive experience in gender research, which has included contributing to evidence reviews and policy papers, and is currently a part time PhD student in Development Studies at the University of Sussex, her research is based on a gender exploration of social enterprises. Federica has field research experience in Georgia, Peru, Tanzania and the UK, and speaks Italian, French and Spanish fluently.
She also spent two years in Tanzania as a project manager and independent marketing, fundraising and project design advisor supporting local organisations working towards women’s empowerment
  • Henrietta Miers – Associate

    Henrietta Miers – Associate

    Henrietta Miers is a Senior Associate of WISE Development, and has worked for 20 years as a Social Development and Gender Consultant in international development

  • Georgia Taylor, Technical Director

    Georgia Taylor, Technical Director

    Georgia Taylor has been working on gender, women’s economic empowerment and sexual and reproductive health for over 15 years.

  • Dr. Smita Premchander

    Dr. Smita Premchander

    Dr. Smita Premchander is committed to poverty alleviation and women’s empowerment in South Asia.