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Mark Deasey

Business Manager
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Mark has worked in international development and humanitarian relief since the early 1980s, spending several years each in Lebanon, Cambodia and Indonesia, as well as long-term management positions with Oxfam Australia and Australian Volunteers International. He has worked as a consultant on program design and evaluation in several countries, and has deployed as Shelter Cluster Coordinator to Ethiopia and Mozambique. Inclusion of LGBTQIA+ people in development and humanitarian response has been a recent focus.

  • 2019: Certificate in Shelter Cluster Coordination, Oxford Brookes University/IFRC
  • 1980: B.A (Hons), University of Melbourne
  • 2020: Humanitarian Specialist, Edge Effect
  • 2008 – 2021: Senior Consultant and Director, Humanitarian Benchmark Consulting
  • 2011 – 2018: Asia Pacific Manager, subsequently Program Executive, Australian Volunteers International
  • 2007 – 2010: Area Coordinator, Muslim Aid Indonesia
  • 1993 – 2007: East Asia Manager, Oxfam Australia (prev Program Coordinator, Mekong sub-region)
  • 1990 – 1992: Field Coordinator, Cambodia, Quaker Service Australia