Born in Nairobi, Kenya and raised in London, UK, Marion Osieyo is a development practitioner, writer and adviser, specialising in global governance and the Sustainable Development Agenda. She read Classical Studies at Exeter University and holds a Master of Science in Global Governance and Diplomacy from Oxford University.

Marion has previously advised government administrations and international organisations on development policy including UK Department for International Development, BOND, British Council and the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation. She has also worked with civil society organisations to promote social and economic development in South-East Asia, West Africa, and Europe.

In 2015, Marion was selected by the European Commission as a ‘Future Leader’ of International Co-operation and Development and was selected by former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown as a Prime Minister’s Global Fellow.

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