Director of Strategy and Development
What is your role at GCA?
As Director of Strategy and Development I support the Chief Business Officer to think through GCA’s strategy, including sustainability and collaboration with partners as the cybersecurity market evolves. Bringing 5 years of experience working for a large international development partner, I am excited to support GCA as it expands its global network, partnerships, and portfolio.
What brought you to GCA and what does GCA’s mission mean to you?
GCA strives to make cybersecurity accessible to more communities and individuals around the world. To successfully engage in today’s interconnected world people, communities, and governments must be able to mitigate digital risks. I am excited to contribute to this vision by supporting GCA to expand its work internationally.
How has your expertise/past work experience helped you at GCA?
I have more than a decade of experience working at the intersection of media, technology, and international relations. This, combined with my experience establishing and championing the cybersecurity portfolio at a leading international development implementer, plays a key role in my current work at GCA. I look forward to applying my past experience to supporting GCA to grow its influence and footprint internationally and in partnership with other stakeholders working on cybersecurity resilience.
What do you like best about working at GCA?
Our emphasis on working both with internet infrastructure stakeholders and end-users to make the internet safer for everyone.
What is your favorite quote?
“Questions you cannot answer are usually far better for you than answers you cannot question.” – Yuval Noah Harari
Where’s your favorite place in the world?
What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
Spending time outside