Fran is a development professional with a communications, campaigns and advocacy specialism. Fran has worked throughout her career with Oxfam GB and Christian Aid to change the attitudes and policies that keep people in poverty. For more than a decade she worked as a campaigner, working with the public to influence decision-makers and the media on international development issues. She also has a wealth experience of securing funding for, and working on, development projects in Latin America. Fran is a fluent Spanish speaker and has an MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development from SOAS, University of London.