Rebecca Haines

Rebecca Haines

Role: Senior Asia Governance Advisor

Team: Governance


Rebecca joined CARE in June 2015. She has a background in participatory governance, peace-building, and gender equality work, primarily in South Asia. She previously worked in Pakistan, and for five years in Afghanistan, focused on programme management and policy and advocacy work for the Aga Khan Foundation, and subsequently as a technical advisor for the World Bank in Kabul. Rebecca has a Master’s degree in Development Studies and Gender from the London School of Economics, and an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Literature.

Blog posts

Bangladesh has been quite successful in working towards the Millennium Development Goals, even receiving a Millennium Development Goal Award in 2010 for its notable progress toward reducing child mortality (MDG 4). But how far did this progress


CARE specialises in promoting conflict sensitivity - that is ensuring that aid programmes 'do no harm'. CARE also specialises in peacebuilding programming - working with communities, particularly women to ensure they have a say in peace processes - and works to protect women from violence in conflicts.

Conflict Policy Advisor

Paul-André is Conflict Policy Advisor for CARE International UK based in London. Focused on DRC, Somalia and South Sudan, he…

Senior Policy Advisor

Howard Mollett is Senior Policy Advisor at CARE International UK. He has worked with CARE Country Offices in Afghanistan, Pakistan,…


CARE believes that poverty is political. Poverty is caused and maintained by unequal power relations that result in the unfair distribution of resources and opportunities. CARE specialises in developing social accountability tools to empower local citizens to hold authorities accountable.

Latin America Governance Advisor

Tom joined CARE International UK in 2012, having previously been based in CARE Bolivia’s office since 2007. He has experience…

Head of Governance

Gaia is based in London and joined CARE International UK in 2006. With 15 years’ experience working in the NGO…

Humanitarian Emergencies

CARE provides life saving assistance to survivors of natural disasters, armed conflict and other emergencies. CARE places particular emphasis on linking its emergency response with longer term recovery and resilience building to ensure people are less vulnerable to the next disaster. CARE specialises in providing emergency shelter.

Senior Humanitarian Advisor (Gender & Protection)

As CARE’s Senior Humanitarian Advisor (Gender & Protection), Toral  works to support CARE country offices globally on ensuring their humanitarian…

Head of Humanitarian

Tom was appointed Head of Humanitarian at CARE International UK in 2016. He previously led CARE International’s Emergency Shelter Team,…

Private Sector Engagement

CARE is pioneering efforts to co-create innovative 'inclusive business' opportunities with a number of national and multinational companies to expand poor peoples access to goods, services and livelihood opportunities on fair terms.

Private Sector Team Leader

Emily is the private sector engagement team leader. She manages the team of Advisors with oversight of the team's thematic…

Senior Policy Adviser

Gerry Boyle is CARE International UK's Senior Policy Adviser on Private Sector Engagement. He has previously been Head of Business…

Chief Executive

Laurie joined CIUK as Chief Executive in August 2014. He was previously Director, Africa, for the Bill & Melinda Gates…