Dr Rebecca Spence
Rebecca has over 20 years’ experience working with civil society and government leaders in a range of Asia Pacific countries.
Her professional experience includes: delivering leadership skills training in developing countries; delivering conflict and fragility advisory services; gender and social inclusion advisory services; specialised training design in leadership for peace, and women, peace and security; capacity building; dialogue design; monitoring and evaluation; partnership brokering; and facilitation of high-level meetings and dialogues.
Rebecca is currently team leader for the design and delivery of three ACIAR-funded leadership training programs which cater to agricultural researchers and scientists in 23 countries.
She is a member of the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs Technical Advisory Panel for Design, Capacity Building and Monitoring and Evaluation; and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Conflict and Security Panel.
Rebecca has the following professional affiliations
- Member of the Reflecting on Peace Practice working group.
- Member of the Do No Harm working group.
- Member of the Alliance for Peacebuilding
- Member of Board of three international not for profits: