EENET has a pool of freelance consultants based in countries around the world. They are not employed by EENET, but choose to work through EENET. They have a wide range of experiences, skills and qualifications, covering numerous inclusion areas such as: early childhood development, education in emergencies, disability, gender, child marriage, teacher education, parental involvement, stakeholder participation, and more.

Our consultants have worked as teachers and teacher trainers in various countries; as advisers, managers and technical staff for national and international non-governmental organisations; and as academics.

Below you can meet some of our current consultants. Full CVs are available on request. Click on the consultant’s photo to visit their LinkedIn page, where available.

Rachel Bowden


Rachel Bowden

Based in Germany

Specialises in language teaching, teacher education, inclusive education, multilingual education and action research

Extensive experience with participatory monitoring and evaluation processes, training and facilitation.

Karen Chesterton Khayat


Karen Chesterton Khayat

Based in New Zealand.

Specialises in inclusive education, children with disabilities, early childhood education and early intervention, teacher education, severe and profound impairment, policy development

Extensive experience in post-conflict countries as a trainer and programme designer.

Laura Davidson


Based in South Africa and UK

Barrister specialising in human rights, public health and disability (including mental health and mental incapacity). Specialises in global health issues, including programme design, monitoring and evaluation. Extensive research, policy and legislative drafting experience. Expertise in situational analyses and sensitive interview techniques (e.g. in contexts of conflict, gender-based violence and child marriage).

Polly Kirby


Polly Kirby

Based in UK

Specialises in inclusive education system programming, girls’ education, disability, and teacher education

Extensive experience facilitating participatory learning, design and research processes, capacity building, and designing and implementing teacher professional development programmes.

Alexander Hauschild


Alexander Hauschild

Based in Indonesia

Specialises in the fields of inclusive education, disability and assistive technology

Extensive experience in project development/ management tasks as well as consultancies for DPOs, government institutions, and NGOs across the Asia region.

Dilu Kassam


Dilu Kassam

Based in Canada

Specialises in global health issues with a focus on gender and development, specifically in low income settings

Extensive experience in diverse settings as a researcher, monitoring and evaluation, public health programme design and intervention, material development and training in health/life skills education.

Ingrid Lewis


Ingrid Lewis

Based in UK

Specialises in supporting stakeholder participation/voice throughout the project cycle, within education and other sectors

Extensive experience as a trainer, evaluator and writer/editor of reports and training manuals.

Duncan Little


Duncan Little

Based in UK

Qualified teacher specialising in children with behavioural problems and learning difficulties

Highly experienced teacher trainer, and researcher (with a focus on children’s participation).

Diane Mills


Diane Mills

Based in Namibia and UK

Highly experienced in developing and implementing teacher training programmes – especially in challenging environments.

Specialises in participatory methods, with a focus on community involvement, and in inclusive education for children with visual impairment.

Juliette Myers


Juliette Meyers

Based in UK

Strong track record as an analyst and writer, specialising in policy research, advocacy and programme design

Specialises in education and girls, inclusive education, disability, financing, conflict/fragility, alternative basic education, early marriage.

Helen Pinnock


Helen Pinnock

Based in UK

Extensive experience in research, programme and materials development, training, policy and advocacy.

Specialises in inclusive education system development, participatory school improvement, multilingual teaching, disability and girls’ education.

Ayman Qwaider


Based in Australia

Specialises in education in emergencies and inclusive education

Experience with community-based education projects in post-conflict contexts, and working with people with disabilities on inclusion initiatives.

Paola Rozo


Paola Roza

Based in UK

Specialises in gender equity, children and youth, and indigenous peoples

Extensive expertise in visual facilitation, conflict transformation, participatory approaches, action learning, gender analysis, and participatory monitoring, evaluation.

Hayley Scrase


Based in the UK

Specialises in the fields of child protection, advocacy, social work, and child participation including children with disabilites and refugee and asylum seeking children.  Extensive experience within the UN and NGO’s including community-based protection programmes, developing training workshops, editing and formatting reports and programme management.

Timothy Spafford


Based in the UK

Specialises in whole-school improvement and the achievement of learners from disadvantaged groups. With over 40 years teaching and teacher-training in the UK and Africa, experience includes being an associate consultant to the UK government’s Department for Education, co-author of government guidance on refugee education and health, and Head of Corporate Strategy, Equality and Performance for a London local authority.

Sue Stubbs


Sue Stubbs

Based in UK

Specialises in inclusive education, participatory methodology, diversity, action research, analysis and evaluation.

High level of expertise in creative, innovative and critical thinking, writing and research related to inclusive education, disability and development. Co-founder of EENET.

Anise Waljee


Anise Waljee

Based in UK

Specialises in early childhood education, inclusive education, gender and disability

Extensive experience with strategic planning, organisational change, capacity building, research, developing and facilitating trainings, and policy and advocacy work.