Shaping the future: Our strategy for research and innovation in humanitarian response.

A global organisation that finds solutions to complex humanitarian problems through research and innovation..
Our purpose is clear: we work in partnership with a global community of humanitarian actors, researchers and innovators to improve the quality of humanitarian action and deliver better outcomes for people affected by crises.
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Dr Marta Tufet Bayona is the Head of Policy at Gavi, where she leads the development of an evidence-based policy framework to guide scope, allocation and programming of Gavi funding. Before joining Gavi she was the Executive Director of the UK Collaborative on Development Research, ensuring strategic coherence across UK government departments and research funders of international development. She has also worked across a range of research funders including, the Wellcome Trust; The Department of Health and Social Care, UK government; the African Academy of Sciences and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She is a Trustee of Elrha, a Trustee of the Galapagos Conservation Trust and the Chair of TDR’s Scientific Working Group on capacity strengthening. Marta holds a PhD from Imperial College London.

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