Deputy Director a.i.
Kerry leads and coordinates the research facilitation and knowledge management activities of the UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti. This includes oversight of research and knowledge products such as quality assurance and research ethics procedures, oversight of the annual 'Best of UNICEF Research' exercise, commissioning of systematic reviews, evidence briefs and research scans, advising on development of research outreach and uptake strategies, strategic liaison with HQ Divisions, Regional and Country Offices and other partners. She contributes to governance of the research function in UNICEF globally, the identification of knowledge gaps, improved use of research and evidence in policy and programme design and capturing research impact. Previously with DFID, Kerry is a senior professional with 20 years of experience in international development, development communication, evidence-informed policy development and analysis, innovation systems, and research-policy linkages.