Matthew Pickard

Matthew Pickard

Role: Country Director for CARE Malawi


I am the Country Director for CARE Malawi and have over twenty years experience in the NGO sector, working with international NGOs in Africa and Asia, both in development and humanitarian relief. Previously, I was the Country Representative for Christian Aid in Mozambique, Country Director for Concern Worldwide in India, Country Director for Save the Children Australia in Lao PDR, and more recently Country Director for Save the Children in Malawi. Before joining CARE in Malawi I worked as the International Director for Sentabale. I hold a Masters in Social Anthropology from The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.


Blog posts

There is no classroom so you are teaching outside. The children are hungry and distracted. Most of them can’t read. There are no books, pens, paper. And you haven’t been paid this month. Unfortunately, this is too often the reality of