Jennifer Grant has more than 15 years’ experience leading large-scale multi-year international programs and advocacy on human rights and governance. She is the new Director of Partnerships and Programmes for International Budget Partnership.
Previously she was a Deputy Director at Save the Children International where she led the strategic development of programmes and policy in Child Rights Governance for Save the Children across 60 countries worldwide. She authored the first programming guidance, analysis tool and programme strategy tool for child rights governance as well as spearheading thinking on public investment in children, adaptive programming, civic space and children’s civil and political rights.
Ms Grant was a Senior Human Rights Adviser for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in Aceh Indonesia, Human Rights Adviser to NGOs in Guatemala, senior adviser to Save the Children UK and Lecturer in International Law at Sussex University. Jennifer holds two undergraduate degrees in Social Anthropology with International Development (MA) and Law (LLB) and a postgraduate masters in International Law (LLM). She was recipient of the Sasakawa fellowship at Sussex University in 2001.