Sunanda Mavillapalli

Advisor Developmental Initiatives, United Kingdom

“She brings with her first-hand experience and strong understanding of multi-cultural contexts in Africa and Asia and has demonstrable experience of managing small to large scale programmes to a high standard.”
Sunanda Mavillapalli is an international development professional with extensive experience in programme design and management, monitoring and evaluation and expertise in disability inclusion. She brings with her first-hand experience and strong understanding of multi-cultural contexts in Africa and Asia and has demonstrable experience of managing small to large scale programmes to a high standard. Highly skilled in developing organisational M&E frameworks and delivering effective partnerships she has strong leadership experience with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. Key pillars that keep her motivated and committed to international development are Equality and Social Justice, Learning and Accountability and People Centred Development.

Over her 23 years of experience in the development sector, she has done a range of senior management roles, and her passion lies in seeing how effective collaboration, creative partnerships and sustainable approaches can impact on the lives of the people, who experience significant levels of poverty, social exclusion and marginalisation.