Jack Close is currently based full time in Zambia where he is supporting Kivu's local partners to build their policy influencing skills, develop policy-relevant and politically savvy research and to plan advocacy activities around this.
Prior to joining Kivu Jack worked for the UK Civil Service Fast Stream for two years, gaining experience in policy making and development inside government. This included working in three government ministries: the Ministry of Justice, the Department for Education and HM Revenue and Customs. Jack has experience of effective capacity building support, including building effective local partnerships and relationships with a range of local partners. He has exceptional analytical and research skills, as well as experience of politically savvy analysis and policy development.
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