Former Specialist (Former title)
Heidi has extensive experience as a social worker and Child Protection Officer working with orphans and other vulnerable children. With a background in mental health, GBV and social security, Heidi’s research focuses on family and parenting support within the framework of the adolescent wellbeing programme. Her role includes liaising with case study country offices and linking with external partners and research institutions to contribute to the evidence base on adolescent wellbeing. She joined the OoR in March 2015, from UNICEF South Africa.