SRIA Rwanda

Strong hearts, strong minds, strong women


Managing Director

Principal Skills (follow link to view profile or download CV)

Prof Shirley Randell AO, PhD Public sector reform and policy analysis, good governance, capacity building, institutional strengthening, human resources, educational policy and planning, gender mainstreaming, report writing, change management

Shamsi Kazimbaya

Gender and development, women's empowerment, project management, financial principles and procedures, conflict resolution, human and resources management, good governance and decentralization, leadership and decision making, monitoring and evaluation, HIV and AIDS programming and ability to work in multicultural and cross-sector environments.   

Dr Alex Hakuzimana

Result-based financing for health, health policy reform, review & planning, organizational and strategic planning, health care system organization, management, and governance, human resources for health, health systems analysis & strengthening, health services delivery, global health issues, leadership development, universal healthcare coverage, leadership Pipeline systems, balanced Scorecard, evidence based public health research, health professions regulation, human capacity development, patient-reported outcome research

Marie Odette Kansanga Ndahiro

 Rwandese nationality, speaks fluently English, French, Kinyarwanda and Swahili. 17 years work in national, international, multilateral and diplomatic organizations mainly managing elections, partnerships, operations, finance, procurement and administration. 15 years of consultancy and research on gender, women’s empowerment, youth education and development, environment, renewable energy, water & sanitation and banking projects. Skilled adult coach and trainer.

Adam Griffiths

Information system development and integration, software analysis and development

Dimitrie Sissi Mukanyiligira

Strong in administration matters, social work, project management and planning, mass communication and co-ordination in office’s work and managerial duties in international organisations, UN system, diplomatic offices and civil society organisations. 

Jacqui Lavis

Strategic planning, physical land use, governance, capital works and infrastructure, community interface to government, project management

Francisca Mujawase Research professional in quantitative and qualitative methods, micro-economics and statistical analysis, monitoring and evaluation, financing of social protection programs
Peter Jarvis Rural Development Specialist, agricultural economics, monitoring and evaluation, rural household and farming systems survey, agricultural extension and training
Prof Jaya Earnest, PhD   Gender empowerment, participatory and empowerment methods, postgraduate education (design, delivery and internalisation), higher degrees by research, education and health reform in post-conflict nations

Stewart Hadfield

Cost benefit analysis, agricultural project management, project identification, appraisal, monitoring and evaluation, public sector reform

Dr  Anne-Marie Hilsdon B.Ed. MA Qual. PhD

Gender and sexuality; violence andconflict, migration, education, human rights, education and training: gender mainstreaming, gender research methodologies
Dr Venera Zakirova Project/program manager; gender equity, vulnerability and social exclusion; community development, governance, participatory approach; addictions, hot-line and family counsellor; university professor and academic researcher; leadership, management of human and financial resources; trainer in capacity building, gender mainstreaming, budgeting; author 

Katie Carlson                                             

Gender and development, democracy and good governance, civil society, women in politics, gender-based violence, capacity-building, academic writing and research, project management, gender mainstreaming, writing for print and web media

Gertrude Fester

Gertrude Fester is a grassroots feminist activist and has a range of skills: drama and popular education methodology, policy formulation and analysis, education and teaching at various levels, evaluation and monitoring, training and workshops at local and international levels. She has published both fiction and non-fiction and has performed her one-woman play based on her experiences as a political prisoner, The Spirit cannot be caged, in many countries.