Jesse joined Oxfam GB in September 2014 as the Programme Coordinator for Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR). In his position, Jesse coordinates and manages Oxfam's role as Research-into-Use (research uptake) lead partner in the ASSAR consortium.
Prior to joining Oxfam, Jesse worked with international and local NGOs and the United Nations (UNESCO and UNV) in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. His work has focused on the thematic areas of climate change adaptation, resilience building, environmental sustainability, and education.
Jesse holds an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies–Biology, and Master's degrees in both Environmental Health and Decentralised International Cooperation.
Research to Action (R2A) is a website catering for the strategic and practical needs of people trying to improve the uptake of development research, in particular those funded by DFID.
We have structured the site and populated it with material that we think will be immediately useful to this audience, but also to development researchers in general who would like to be more strategic and effective in their communications.
R2A is produced by a small editorial team, led by CommsConsult. We welcome suggestions for and contributions to the site.