Rebecca Smith

Job Title
Africa Department Manager

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca is our Africa Department Manager, covering the Horn of Africa, East and Central Africa and West Africa. 

Previously, Rebecca was a central member of the Horn of Africa team, providing tailored support to partners in Kenya and Ethiopia. Alongside this, Rebecca coordinated a cross-organisational learning project on issues of self-determination in different conflict contexts. She also established and spearheads a monthly forum for Programme Officers. She previously worked as a Programme Officer for the Southeast Asia and Pacific Programme. Before joining Conciliation Resources in 2017, Rebecca was a Senior Project Manager at Street Child, where she worked on major appeals for girls education and the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Before this she worked in state and private education. She is currently also the District Treasurer for Girl Guiding London northeast. Rebecca holds a masters degree in Biological Anthropology from the University of Cambridge. Rebecca can speak English, Spanish and French, and is currently learning Korean.