Practical Action is powered by some of the smartest minds in the development world, backed up by skilled professionals in every area of our organisation. We’ve been at the forefront of development thinking and practice for over 50 years, thanks to a global effort of passionate people dedicated to making the world work better for everyone.
We’re committed to empowering every team member to make their greatest contribution to our collective effort. Our working practices, hours, workplace environments, support systems and professional development opportunities are all designed with that goal in mind.
To join Practical Action is to join one of the world’s most innovative and influential development teams. Go for it!
We believe our team is one of the best in the world – overflowing with talent, passion, expertise and commitment. Together we’re helping people to tackle some of the world’s toughest challenges.
Meet some of our staff around the world and find out what they love about working in a team of people committed to making the world work better for everyone.
We were extremely proud to be recognised by BOND with their 2018 Collaboration Award. See our entry video, describing our collaborative approach to transforming the management of human waste in Bangladesh.