Rachel has extensive experience of the policy making process, having worked for over eight years in the UK Civil Service.
Rachel Devlin is a Kivu International Policy Adviser. Rachel has extensive experience of the policy making process, having worked for over eight years in the UK Civil Service. Since joining Kivu, Rachel has been leading a partnership with local think tanks in Nepal and Sri Lanka, providing politically informed advice on maximising policy impacts. She is also working on Kivu’s ongoing work in Myanmar, supporting the generation of relevant research in a complex and conflict-affected context.
While in the UK Civil Service, Rachel worked in several ministries including the Department of Health, Department of Transport, the Home Office, and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. In the Home Office she worked closely with No.10 on modern slavery, which was at the time a prime ministerial priority. In the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, Rachel worked on humanitarian policy including a flagship Foreign Secretary initiative on famine prevention and food security.
Rachel has a legal academic background: she has an LL.B. as well as an LL.M. in International Human Rights Law.
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