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Meet The Team

  • Alison Holder


    Alison is responsible for the strategic direction and leadership of Equal Measures 2030. She has over 15 years of experience in international development policy, advocacy and campaigning and has previously worked at UNSDSN, ActionAid, Oxfam, Save the Children and Accenture.


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  • Albert Motivans

    Head of Data and Insights

    Albert leads the data strategy for Equal Measures 2030, ensuring our results and insights are accessible and understandable to all. He has more than 20 years of experience, including with UNESCO Institute for Statistics, UNICEF Office of Research, and the U.S. Census Bureau.


  • David Stewart

    Head of Finance and Operations

    David leads the finance and operations team for Equal Measures 2030. David has experience working on development and humanitarian assistance in Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, and Turkey. He has an MBA from George Washington University in Washington, DC.

  • Helen Kearney

    Interim Head of Policy and Advocacy

    Helen leads national and global-level policy and advocacy for Equal Measures 2030. Before joining, she led and collaborated on projects in Ghana, Kenya, Algeria, Greece, Guatemala and Switzerland, on behalf of Terre des hommes, Save the Children, The Guardian and several UN agencies. Earlier still, Helen ran programmes for young offenders in South London.

  • Jessica Lomelin

    Head of Media and Communications

    Jessica leads the global, external media and communications strategy for Equal Measures 2030, focused on bringing issues of data, gender equality and the Sustainable Development Goals to life through multi-media and compelling storytelling. With experience in Africa and Asia, Jessica has worked with Plan International, Every1Mobile, MiranMedia, UN agencies and Weber Shandwick.


  • Sarah Ajaoud

    Project Officer

    Sarah is responsible for project and knowledge management and support for Equal Measures 2030. Prior to joining the team, she worked with Sister Namibia and GIZ in the fields of gender-based violence and political empowerment.

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    Agar Nana Mbianda

    Program Manager

    Agar leads the Achieve SDG5 initiative on gender equality in Tanzania for Equal Measures 2030. She focuses on advocacy campaigns using evidence based-data and messages. Prior to joining EM2030, she worked with Women Thrive Alliance and GIZ in Cameroon on a number of programs related to girls and women’s rights.

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    Anne Connell

    Senior Data Advisor

    Anne supports the data strategy for Equal Measures 2030, building strategic data partnerships and ensuring our results and insights are accessible to all. With experience in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, Anne has previously worked with Partners In Health, Democracy Reporting International, the Brookings Institution, the Harvard Kennedy School, and the Council on Foreign Relations.


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    Nina Margareta Hoie

    Communications Officer

    Nina supports Equal Measures 2030’s external communication efforts and manages the partnership’s web and social media channels. Prior to joining EM2030, Nina worked in the online consumer industry in Europe and for UNOPS Myanmar focusing on health.

  • Martha Flynn

    Policy and Advocacy Officer

    Martha supports Equal Measures 2030’s policy and advocacy work, with a focus on women’s rights organisations undertaking EM2030-supported influencing at the national level. Prior to joining, Martha worked with Girl Effect, Mercy Corps and Human Rights Watch in a range of roles spanning campaigns, advocacy, communications and partnerships.

  • Ibrahima Beye

    Finance Officer Grants and Contracts

    Ibrahima is Finance Officer Grants and Contracts for Plan International USA and supports Equal Measures 2030 in preparing and reviewing financial reports and in providing donor compliance regulatory support for US grants. Ibrahima has experience working for NGOs in Africa and Asia, such as Abt Associates, Technoserve, FHI 360, and Chemonics.

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