Heather Saunders

Chief Development Officer

Heather comes to Juma from Australia, where she held a senior management position working in the area of financial inclusion for low-income communities. Having begun her career in the financial services industry, she became involved in youth development work through various volunteer capacities in Australia, Africa and the Asia-Pacific. Heather has ten years of experience in the non-profit sector, and recently graduated with a Masters of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development; a specialized degree focused on the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of community development programs. Heather joined Juma’s Development Department in 2014, and now oversees the agency’s work with institutional supporters.

Email: heathers@juma.org