Femi is currently a freelance consultant specialising in evaluation & research, leadership training, organisational learning, community development and resilience. She is a highly skilled researcher, evaluator and project manager who has led multi-agency, multi-divisional research and evaluation programmes. She is also skilled in strategy development and planning.
Femi was previously head of research, evaluation and impact at the British Red Cross. Prior to that she held various senior posts within the United Nations and other charitable and academic organisations in the UK and internationally.
Femi holds degrees from Georgetown University (USA), the University of California, Los Angeles, USA and the University of Kent, England. She is currently engaged in cutting edge work on organisational learning, leadership and innovation, and how to embed the evidence and learning from evaluation, research and programme work into an “organisational psyche”. She recently convened and project managed a very successful international conference in London on resilience in communities and amongst individuals entitled “Resilience: what works?”.
Some of her more recent publications include:Audio and Visual Information on Buses: Moving Towards Inclusion (Reading: Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, 2005),Enhancing Care Provision for Blind and Partially Sighted People in GP Surgeries: Guidelines for Best Practice (Reading: Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, 2005), The Experiences of Blind and Partially Sighted People Using the NHS (Reading: Guide Dogs for Blind Association, 2005), Love Motherhood and the African Heritage: The Legacy of Flora Nwapa (Dakar and Reading: African Renaissance, 2001),African & Asian People and Bail Services: A case study of Berkshire, England [with Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe] (Reading: International Institute for African Research, 1995), and Operationalising Afrocentrism [with Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe] (Reading: International Institute for African Research, 1994).