Director of Media and Public Relations
Office: (617) 517-9488
Cell: (617) 835-7406
Director of Strategic Partnerships, Executive Office
Meet Barbara Durr
Barbara joined Oxfam America in 2010, after a 15-year career with CARE. She is currently Director of Strategic Partnerships under President and CEO Abby Maxman, covering Abby’s external relationships and exploring innovative partnerships and sources of earned revenue.
Previously, Barbara was ...
Humanitarian Change Goal Manager
Meet Carlos E Mejia
Carlos works with Oxfam to develop effective leadership among local humanitarian actors in Sudan, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Peru and Central America as part of Oxfam’s core strategy to transform the humanitarian system. Carlos is an international humanitarian expert with over ...
Director, Inclusive and Resilient Food Systems
Meet Dr. Laté Lawson-Lartego
Dr. Laté Lawson-Lartego is Oxfam America’s Food Systems Theme Director and has over 20 years of experience in both the private and nonprofit sectors. His theme’s vision is inclusive, resilient sustainable and healthy food systems for all. The theme straddles ...
Vice President of Global Programs
Meet Fatema Z. Sumar
Fatema Z. Sumar joined Oxfam America in 2018 as Vice President of Global Programs, where she oversees our regional development and humanitarian response programs. Fatema comes to Oxfam with a distinguished career in the U.S. government, leading U.S. efforts to ...
Director of Policy
Meet Gawain Kripke
Gawain Kripke is the director of policy and research at Oxfam America and has more than 20 years of experience working on public policy and advocacy issues. His department conducts research and policy advocacy focusing on the effectiveness of foreign ...
Director, Accountable Development Finance
Meet Ian Gary
Ian Gary directs Oxfam America’s policy, advocacy and program work focused on promoting transparent and accountable financial flows – for example from taxes, foreign aid or oil and mining revenues – to fight poverty and reduce inequality.
Previously he was ...
Director, Private Sector Department
Meet Irit Tamir
Irit Tamir is the Director of Oxfam America's Private Sector Department. In her role, she is focused on working with companies to ensure that their business practices result in positive social and environmental impacts for vulnerable communities throughout the world. ...
Migration and Protection Campaign Lead
Meet Isra Chaker
Isra Chaker leads Oxfam America’s Migration and Protection Campaign, managing a dynamic team that works to defend and support refugees, Temporary Protected Status holders, and asylum-seekers. Isra leads efforts to influence public opinion and policymakers, often collaborating with NGO coalitions ...
Head of Research
Meet Kimberly Pfeifer
Kimberly Pfeifer is the Head of Research at Oxfam America, where she oversees the production of research and trends analysis. She serves as the editor of Oxfam America's Research Backgrounder Series and is a member of the organization’s Gender Resource ...
Director, US Regional Office
Meet Minor Sinclair
Minor Sinclair directs Oxfam’s US regional office and the domestic program on Decent Work, which seeks policy and workplace solutions for low-wage workers in America’s food system. He serves as co-chair of the Equitable Food Initiative, a consortium of major ...
Senior Director of International Programs
Meet Muthoni Muriu
As senior director of Oxfam America’s international programs department, Muthoni leads the organization’s efforts to design innovative, effective programs that reduce poverty and achieve lasting change. Muthoni’s passion for social justice issues began when she witnessed poverty and injustice as ...
Vice President for Policy and Advocacy
Meet Paul O'Brien
Paul O'Brien is the Vice President for Policy and Advocacy at Oxfam America where he oversees our research, policy, advocacy, and campaigning work to influence the US government and US corporations. Before joining Oxfam in 2007, he lived in Afghanistan ...
Senior Advisor, Private Sector Department
Meet Robbie Silverman
Robbie Silverman is a Senior Advisor for Oxfam America’s Private Sector Department, where he leads engagements with for-profit corporations to advance Oxfam’s mission to combat poverty, hunger, and injustice worldwide. Robbie works on the strategy and implementation of Oxfam’s global ...
Senior Policy Advisor, Climate Change and Energy
Meet Sasanka Thilakasiri
Sasanka Thilakasiri is a Senior Policy Advisor for Climate Change and Energy at Oxfam America. He works on issues of energy poverty and clean energy access, in shifting international financing towards more pro-poor clean energy investments. He is the energy ...
Humanitarian Policy Lead
Meet Scott Paul
Scott Paul leads Oxfam America’s policy advocacy on a number of emergencies and cross-cutting humanitarian issues. During his tenure at Oxfam, Paul has spearheaded the organization’s work on a number of acute crises, including those in Yemen, Somalia, Nigeria, Myanmar, ...
Humanitarian Policy Manager
Meet Shannon Scribner
Shannon Scribner has been with Oxfam America since 2003 and is currently leading the humanitarian policy team in Washington, DC. She has worked on Oxfam’s humanitarian responses in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Ethiopia, Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and ...
Policy and Campaigns Media Manager, Oxfam America
Office: (202) 496-1169
Cell: (202) 459-3739
Corporate and Brand Media Relations Manager
Office: (617) 517-9428
Cell: (401) 359-2219
Senior Humanitarian Press Officer
New York, NY
Cell: (203) 247-3920
Senior Corporate and Brand Press Officer
Office: (617) 517-9461
Cell: (508) 868-6162
Senior Communications Advisor, Extractive Industries
Office: (202) 471-3059
Humanitarian Press Officer
Office: (202) 777-2909
Cell: (202) 560-2652
Press Officer, Policy and Campaigns
Office: (202) 777-2939
Cell: (202) 390-5587
Associate Press Officer
Office: (617) 517-9462