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Camilla Knox-Peebles

Deputy Humanitarian Director

Office Location: Oxford, UK

Camilla joined Oxfam in 2007. As Deputy Humanitarian Director, she oversees the Global Humanitarian Team's work on local capacity building and our emergency programmes in the Horn, East and Central Africa and Asia. She also has oversight over our SIDA humanitarian partnership and DFID WASH results programme. In her previous role as Head of Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihoods, Camilla contributed to numerous articles on food security issues and to the development of improved toolkits including WFP's Emergency Food Security Assessment (EFSA) and the Emergency Market and Mapping and Analysis. She is also the author of WFP's handbook for NGOs on How to work with WFP (2005). 

Camilla has around 20 years experience of leading assessments, evaluations and running programmes in Africa, Asia and Latin America and worked previously as a consultant to the UN World Food Programme, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the UK Department for International Development and other International NGOs such as Save the Children.

Camilla holds a BA in Social Anthropology with Indonesian Studies from SOAS, London University and an MSC in International Health from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.