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Staff profiles

14 July 2014

Dario Kenner, Researcher
Petra Kjell, Programme Manager, Environment, Human Rights and Social Impacts
Sargon Nissan, Programme Manager, Finance and IMF
Luiz Vieira, Coordinator
Clare Woodford, Communications and Research Officer

Dario Kenner, Researcher

Dario focusses on private sector finance and climate finance. Dario has extensive policy, advocacy and project management experience. He has monitored projects in Latin America for CAFOD and worked on climate change with Bolivian civil society. He holds a Masters in Latin American politics from the Institute for the Study of the Americas (University of London) and a degree in Politics and Peace Studies from the University of Bradford.
dkenner[at]brettonwoodsproject.org

Petra Kjell, Programme Manager, Environment, Human Rights and Social Impacts

Petra coordinates the work on environment, human rights and social impacts. Petra has extensive policy and advocacy experience in UK organisations, such as Progressio and the new economics foundation (nef), as well as a strong track record of advocacy and publications on climate change. Petra has also worked in Tanzania coordinating the country office of NGO Frontier. She holds a Masters in development studies from SOAS at the University of London, and a Bachelors in social sciences from the University of Stockholm, in Sweden.
pkjell[at]brettonwoodsproject.org

Sargon Nissan, Programme Manager, IMF and Finance

Sargon coordinates the work on the IMF and the financial system. Sargon has extensive policy and advocacy experience with organisations such as the new economics foundation (nef), Jubilee Debt Campaign, CAFOD and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, on projects focusing on the sustainability of markets and financial systems. He also worked in the field for the United Nations Development Programme in Syria and spent four years working in the financial sector in the City of London. He holds two Masters degrees from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London (Finance and Development, Development Studies), and a Bachelors in Economics from the London School of Economics.
snissan[at]brettonwoodsproject.org

Luiz Vieira, Coordinator

Luiz coordinates the work of the Project. Previously he served for eight years as the chief of mission for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Timor Leste, where he worked with UN bodies, donors and IFIs on strategic development planning. His past experience includes working with the IOM in Nauru, as well as with NGO Mercy Corps in a variety of emergency response situations, including in El Salvador, Kosovo and Macedonia, as well as on democratic governance in Angola. He served as a guest lecturer on conflict and development at the Columbia University School of International Public Affairs (SIPA). Luiz holds an LLM in International Law and a Masters in Development Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, as well as a degree in political science from the State University of New York at Albany.
lvieira[at]brettonwoodsproject.org

Clare Woodford, Communications and Research Officer

Clare coordinates the communications work of the Bretton Woods Project. She has extensive communications, project management, policy and advocacy experience for UK health NGOs, including Carers UK, and the NHS Confederation. She has also worked in capacity building in northern Nigeria. She holds a Masters from the University of Manchester (International Development).
cwoodford[at]brettonwoodsproject.org