Practical Action can offer a range of spokespeople from around the world who specialise in different aspects of international development. From projects and policy on energy and sanitation, to climate change and food production, we can offer expert advice and opinion on development from across the world.
We work and can offer comment, articles and features on:
- reducing vulnerability of poor people affected by natural disasters, conflict and environmental degradation
- helping poor people to make a better living to improve production through improving access to services
- improving access to basic services such as waterm santiation, housing and electricity
- enabling poor people to assess the opportunities of new technologies and access effective technologies that can change lives forever.
Simon Trace - Chief Executive
Paul Smith-Lomas - International Director
Margaret Gardner - Marketing & Communications Director
Practical Action can also offer specialist spokespeople on a variety of specific topics:
Helen Morton - Energy
Alison Griffith - Market development
Mansoor Ali - Water and sanitation
Practical Action's Country Offices
To talk about Practical Action's work in a specific country, or if you require an international perspective on an issue, our international directors are available for interview and comment.
Bangladesh - Veena Khaleque
Kenya - Grace Mukasa
Peru - Alfonso Carrasco
Nepal - Achyut Luitel
Sri Lanka - Vishaka Hidelage
Zimbabwe - Ernest Mupunga
Sudan - Waleed Elbashir
To arrange an interview, or for any other media enquiry, please contact Abbie Wells or Andy Heath press and media officers, on +44 (0) 1926 634510, +44 (0) 1926 634510, +44 (0) 7800 884267 or +44 (0) 7714 205342.