I am an award-winning multimedia journalist based between Nairobi, Kenya, and London. I cover security and development issues across Africa, as well as business and economics, and travel and culture. 

I have contributed to outlets including the Guardian, BBC, CNN, Channel 4, the New York Times, Sky News, CBS 60 Minutes, National Geographic, Daily and Sunday Telegraph, the Times (UK), the Independent (UK), Al Jazeera English, the FT's This is Africa, the New Statesman, Monocle, the Christian Science Monitor, IRIN News, Deutsche Welle, RTÉ and the Economist Intelligence Unit.

I have also produced multimedia for non-profits including Human Rights Watch, the International Crisis Group, the World Bank, Save the Children and UNHCR.

I am used to operating in challenging environments and have a Level 4 BTEC in Surviving Hostile Regions – I have also completed emergency medical training through RISC. I regularly work in French and am Chair of the Foreign Correspondents' Association of East Africa.

I previously worked for the International Crisis Group at their Brussels headquarters and for the humanitarian news service IRIN