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Roxanne Ward

Communications Manager

As Communications Manager, Roxanne is responsible for Agulhas’ marketing strategy, communications and content, and supports Agulhas’ clients with communications work and the dissemination of technical projects and policy recommendations. She also leads Agulhas’ learning programmes including online and in person training for UK government departments working in international contexts, and assists on research and analysis projects across Agulhas’ portfolio.

Roxanne is an experienced marketing and communications professional in both the third and corporate sector, with particular experience in developing partnerships with charitable and non-profit organisations.  She is accomplished in disseminating content for HMG, including to technical and non-technical audiences, with additional experience in information management, accessibility, and promoting inclusion & equality in the workplace.

Roxanne has an MSc in International Development from SOAS University of London, and focused her studies on women in development, sustainability and global media, and completed her dissertation on the meaning and application of intersectionality in the development sector.

Key work skills

Roxanne has a BA in English Studies from the University of Nottingham, with extensive writing, editing and copyediting experience, and a Distinction in her MSc in International Development from SOAS.

She has more than ten years of experience in marketing, media and communications and is a proficient user of a variety of communications tools, including analytics databases, and CRM and graphic design software. She is an active and enthusiastic member of the Agulhas Unlearning team and Wellbeing team.

Other interests

In her free time, Roxanne reads anything that interests her, listens to new music and travels on a budget whenever she can. She tries to keep fit by attempting everything from yoga to boxing, with mixed results.

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