Maggie joined Oxfam GB in 2007, initially working as a regional programme manager for the Horn, East and Central Africa (HECA) region, where she oversaw programme policy and quality across ten country programmes. In 2010, she became the Oxfam International country director for Rwanda.
Maggie began her career in the strategy department of an investment bank in London, before moving to the NGO sector. She has worked in a variety of roles in the UK, Europe and East Africa, where she has been based for the past seven years.
Her technical background is in monitoring, evaluation and learning, and she has conducted a number of evaluations and assessments for various organisations. Since joining Oxfam, Maggie has focused primarily on gender and livelihoods issues. The Rwanda country programme currently focuses on developing new business models for poor women's engagement in the horticulture sector.
Maggie studied politics, philosophy and economics at the University of Oxford, and holds a masters degree in Gender and Development. She also chairs the Agriculture Working Group of the Network of International NGOs in Rwanda.