Alice Guinan

MLitt Erasmus Mundus in Crossways in Cultural Narratives, University of St Andrews, 2014,

MA (Hons) Arabic Language and Literature & Russian Studies, University of Edinburgh, 2012 


Alice has over thirteen years’ experience in programme management in the fields of agriculture, private sector development and disaster risk reduction. Her skillset includes strong programme cycle management skills including project design, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing and effective policy development skills across a broad range of disciplines at inter-governmental, national and sub-national levels.

Alice maintains advanced research and writing abilities evidenced through authorship of several publications on disaster risk reduction, social protection and agriculture. She has excellent networking skills with experience in establishing and coordinating business networks, consortia and partnerships with UN agencies, NGOs and research organisations. She also has strong capacity building skills including mentoring, development of training materials and workshop design and facilitation and effective communication, advocacy and leadership skills with extensive experience working in multi-cultural teams and building strong partnerships.

Alice is currently DFID Framework Director at LTS/NIRAS and acts as Project Manager on several DFID funded programmes, including the Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness (CASA) Programme implemented in Nepal, Malawi and Uganda and a Scoping Study for DFID Uganda on Transforming Agriculture in Uganda for Job Creation.