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Helen Bushell

Head of Programme Strategy & Impact Team (PSIT), Oxfam GB


Office Location: Oxford, UK

As Head, Helen leads the Programme Strategy & Impact Team (PSIT) at Oxfam GB which provides support and advice to Regional and Country teams to help increase programme impact, effectiveness, learning and knowledge.

Helen has considerable field experience, having spent 15 years in Africa in both technical advisory and programme management positions, working primarily on issues of resilience, disaster management, pastoral livelihoods and food security. Prior to this she worked in academia in the UK as a researcher and lecturer in development studies at the Universities of Leeds and Reading respectively.

Helen is a member of the European Evaluation Society and the UK Evaluation Society and currently chairs a learning group on Measuring Resilience as part of the DFID Programme Partnership Agreement.