Simone joined the Institute for Sustainable Futures as a Research Consultant in 2017. She has a keen interest in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in international development, with a focus on gender and equity. Simone has over five years’ experience in the international non-governmental sector as a practitioner, advisor and researcher, with a primary focus on the sub-Saharan and South East Asian regions. During this time, Simone gained international development expertise in the areas of health system strengthening, community based approaches to development, as well as monitoring, evaluation and learning approaches within development programming. Simone has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney, majoring in international relations and government studies and a Masters of Science in Population Studies, graduated Cum Laude, from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
- Inclusive water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)
- Health System Strengthening in developing country contexts
- Results Based Financing
- Community based approaches to development
- Behaviour change for health outcomes