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Dougal Freeman

Chief Financial Officer

Dougal is our group chief financial officer. He is responsible for the financial accounting, donor and statutory compliance across all group entities. He also has responsibility for setting the internal control framework and ensuring our organisation's project portfolio adheres to financial management best practice.

Dougal has 20 years’ experience in the development sector ranging from humanitarian response work in Jordan, Yemen and Iraq, US Government compliance work in Angola, Vietnam and Somalia and more recently as chief financial officer of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, a Swiss Foundation, with country offices in 10 developing countries including India, Pakistan and Mozambique.

Dougal is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, has an MSc in Agricultural Development Economics and most recently an MBA from Manchester Business School.