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Lucy Atim

Deputy Director of Programmes – Africa and Asia

Lucy Atim has over 10 years’ experience in strategy development, project planning, programme evaluation, policy and advocacy, business development, community development, human rights and governance. Prior to joining Montrose, Lucy lived and worked in Sierra Leone, Uganda and the United States, and oversaw programmes covering Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania.

In Sierra Leone, Lucy was technical lead on strategy, monitoring and evaluation for a DFID-funded programme aimed at improving justice services and creating a stronger investment climate. She also conducted impact evaluations for women’s protection and empowerment programmes implemented by the International Rescue Committee and funded by United Nations Trust Fund and NoVo Foundation.

Prior to this, she worked as strategy consultant at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, where she advised on grants to UNICEF and WHO and provided technical support to the Ebola response team in Geneva at the height of the epidemic in West Africa. Lucy has consulted for the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa, Panos London Water Aid, and worked in full time employment for International Justice Mission, World Vision, and Panos Eastern Africa where as Regional Director of Programmes she oversaw multisectoral programmes implemented in the East African region.

She holds Master of Business Administration from Colorado State University, USA and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Philosophy from Makerere University, Uganda.