Regina Gallego leads the Quality, Knowledge and Innovation Unit at Oxfam Intermon. Regina is a dynamic Oxfam manager, with fifteen years of experience on sustainable development projects providing support for program design and implementation, monitoring and evaluation, applied research and knowledge sharing. She has worked for a wide range of development organizations including bilateral agencies such as the GIZ and AECID and multilateral organizations such as UNDP and UNICEF. She covered the Central America and Caribbean region for 6 years, worked in the Philippines, in Ecuador
and in Mali.
Thematically her focus is on sustainable development, environmental issues and water governance. She holds a Master of Advanced Studies in Sustainable Development, and postgraduate studies in Integrated Water Management. She also served as a research assistant at universities in Spain and in Germany, and completed postgraduate studies in Project Management at NYU.
As for innovation, her involvement started as a Researcher at the university promoting new ideas on how to increase efficiency in the co-management of natural protected areas with indigenous populations. She also gathered interesting private sector experience working as a Research, Development and Innovation fellow for Acciona business group, and more recently for the Start up sector in Spain.
As innovation head for Oxfam Intermon she aims at contributing to create an enabling environment in the organization that brings together knowledge and creativity to identify new solutions to old problems and increase our impact.