Trisha Chauhan

Project Manager

Trisha is a Project Manager at Agulhas, where she provides managerial and technical support to a wide range of projects and business development proposals. Most recently, Trisha worked on a review for the Independent Commission for Aid Impact on the ‘Changing Nature of UK Aid to Ghana’ published in January 2020.

Trisha has a background in conflict, security and justice in Sub – Saharan Africa and The Middle East. Her previous experience includes work on; governance and accountability, counter-terrorism and security sector reform, violence against women and girls, and access to justice. Her client experience includes; The UK Department for International Development (DFID), UK Foreign Office (FCO), The European Commission (EC) and UNICEF.


Key work skills

Trisha’s skills lie in building strong business partnerships, finding and executing new business opportunities, creating robust management systems and processes, and client management.

Her interests lie in bridging the gap between bottom up and top down approaches, focusing on understanding the perspectives of communities and how they can be included in policy design. Other interests include ‘doing gender mainstreaming properly’, thereby ensuring that gender issues have been appropriately accounted for in programme design, implementation and follow up.

Other interests

Trisha believes in leading a healthy work/life balance. She enjoys travelling off the beaten track, staying active through yoga and running, and spending time with her friends and family. She is an advocate against domestic violence and is currently studying for a Diploma in Life and Management Coaching in order to excel in her management role at Agulhas, as well as provide life coaching services externally.

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