Hugh Bagnall-Oakeley is a senior hunger policy adviser with Save the Children (UK), and has over 30 years’ experience in Rural Development and Agribusiness, much of that was as a team leader managing, evaluating and designing projects for a range of different donors and other clients. His multi-disciplinary experience includes farmer institutional development, agricultural extension in both privatized and publicly funded contexts, institutional change, soil fertility management, natural resource management, soil and water conservation, on-farm and on station research, agri-business development, agri-business planning, community development, and participatory appraisal in a rural livelihoods context.
Mr. Bagnall-Oakeley has worked for DFID, EU, World Bank, FAO, African Development Bank, and with private enterprise. Globally, he has worked in India, Eastern and Southern Africa (Uganda, Kenya and Namibia), South East Asia (Indonesia), Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands, and has published over 50 reports and 12 papers. He has a Masters in Tropical and Sub-Tropical Horticulture from Wye Collage (Now Imperial at Wye) and a Bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Coleg Prifysgol Gogledd Cymru.