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Helen Jeans

Resilience and Climate Adaptation Unit Manager


Office Location: Oxford, UK

Helen Jeans is the Head of the Resilience and Climate Adaptation Unit of the Economic Justice Team of Oxfam GB. She is also co-lead of Oxfam Resilience Knowledge Hub.  Helen provides strategic direction to the Resilience and Climate Adaptation Unit and its global programmes and supports country programmes on resilience programming and climate change adaptation, with a particular focus on governance and learning. Helen has over 20 years experience in international development and has worked for development and environmental  NGOs and donors and has been a country director for 5 years in the Pacific Islands. She has degrees in Law and Human Ecology and worked as a lawyer before joining VSO - this started a new career in international development and she has never looked back.