Our experts

We’re showcasing some of the many people working to deliver Inclusive Futures.

They are specialists and global leaders in disability and development, drawn from more than 20 international organisations. Here you can find out more about who they are, what they do and why they’re championing disability inclusion.

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Alex Nguyen


A man talking into a microphone.

Bernard Sabiti

Development Initiatives

A head and shoulders photo of Easter Okech, wearing glasses with her hair in a ponytail.

Easter Achieng

Kenya Female Advisory Organization

A man smilling.

Edwin Osundwa

Sense International

A woman smiling.

Elizabeth Ombati

International Disability Alliance

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Ellen Bates-Jefferys

Innovations for Poverty Action

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Eric Wakoko

Institute of Development Studies

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Essy Olang

Kenya Female Advisory Organization

A man and a woman, Esther (right) are photographed in the middle of a group discussion at a workshop in Kenya.

Esther Mkamori

United Disabled Persons of Kenya

A photo of John smiling at the camera, wearing a baseball cap and a beige jacket, sitting in front of a laptop.

John Wambua

United Disabled Persons Kenya

Joy Shu'aibu

Joy Shu’aibu


Lois Auta-Udonkanta.

Lois Auta-Udonkanta

Network of Women with Disabilities

A woman smiling.

Lorraine Wapling

Social Development Direct

Lucy is wearing a colourful dress and holds a sign saying

Lucy Mulombii

Kakamega County Disability Caucus

Lucy is wearing a checked shirt, a black hat and spectacles.

Lucy Odwar

Homabay County Disability Forum

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Marie Schoeman

Leonard Cheshire

A lady sitting in a wheelchair.

Mohua Paul

Access Bangladesh Foundation

A man smiling.

Murali Padmanabhan

Light for the World

A man is standing side-on to the camera and wearing a white polo shirt with the Humanity and Inclusion logo.

Pralhad Gairapipli

Humanity & Inclusion

A black woman with short black hair wearing a colourful dress smiles at the camera.

Racheal Njiru

Humanity & Inclusion

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Rachel Bernstein


A woman on a wheelchair outdoors and smiling at the camera

Rajuna Singh

Humanity & Inclusion

A man standing, smiling.

Rasak Adekoya


A women sitting on a balcony.

Senjuti Masud

BBC Media Action

A man smiling to camera

Shikuku Obosi

Sightsavers and FCDO

A man wearing a shirt stands and smiles, looking at a piece of paper on a table. Sat at the table are three women who are smiling.

Simon Brown


Shiva Acharya.

Shiva Acharya

Humanity & Inclusion

A man talking at an event.

Zahir Siddique

Leonard Cheshire