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 has 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.