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Toby Sexton /

Director, Knowledge, Impact and Legacy

Toby Sexton is an expert in designing and implementing large-scale programme in humanitarian and protracted crisis contexts. He has over 20 years’ experience, mostly in the field, across Africa and particularly Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Zimbabwe and Nigeria. Toby has broad expertise across programme design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and learning in conflict-affected contexts, humanitarian response and recovery, governance and civil society, social protection, basic social service delivery (health, education, WASH), livelihoods and food security, governance and conflict sensitivity. He has a particular interest in how organisations make protracted crisis response work, from the mechanics of delivery, to understanding national and local politics and how these drive adaptive programming decisions. Toby has long-standing experience working for governments, donors (including the EU as a Seconded National Expert) and international organisations in the fields of international development and foreign affairs building on an academic background in Human Rights.