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Caitlin Wilson

Director of Humanitarian Emergency Response, AusAID
Caitlin Wilson Caitlin Wilson has extensive aid experience, gained through the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) where she has worked for almost 15 years. She has filled a range of operational, policy, and program management positions in AusAID, the latter with a focus on the Pacific region. Her overseas roles have included postings to Port Moresby, the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands, and most recently the Australian Delegation to the OECD in Paris. Ms Wilson has been Director of Humanitarian Emergency Response since May 2011, which builds on her experience as Australia's Alternative Permanent Representative to the World Food Programme Board from 2008-February 2011 and associated engagement on food aid and food assistance issues. Her professional experience reflects interests in humanitarian assistance, early recovery and working effectively in fragile and conflict-affected states. Prior to joining AusAID, Ms Wilson worked for the Department of Defence for four and a half years. She holds a Masters in International Development from Deakin University, and has a Bachelor of Business-Management (Queensland University of Technology) and a Bachelor of Arts (University of Queensland).
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