Franziska Schwarz

Franziska Schwarz

Senior adviser for sector safeguarding / Business and operations manager (dual)

Franziska Schwarz is Bond’s senior adviser for sector safeguarding. Franziska works with CSOs, DFID and other stakeholders to secure sector-wide improvements in the quality and consistency of safeguarding in development and humanitarian aid. Franziska also supports the development and delivery of resources, tools and guidance materials, communications and services, which support CSOs to improve their safeguarding practice.

Before joining Bond she was senior coordinator at Local Trust and the programmes and partnerships manager at ALNAP (Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action). Prior to that Franziska worked in programme management and support roles at ODI and Amnesty International.


30 September 2020
Our recent safeguarding survey highlights NGOs' progress and challenges in safeguarding, as well as what we still need for sector-wide transformation.
women from Maasai tribe carrying water, Kenya, East Africa
16 July 2020
A worker registration scheme would help stop perpetrators of sexual exploitation and abuse moving around the aid sector, but could also fundamentally impact how organisations operate if not properly implemented.
People in a room at the Bond Safeguarding for Development Conference
4 December 2019
Over 200 members came together to address progress and challenges in safeguarding, from structures of power and context to changing organisational cultures.
19 December 2018
The government's response to the IDC's "Sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector" inquiry agreed with some of the committee's recommendations but queried others.
Parrots flying
16 August 2018
Our survey shows NGOs' progress and determination in transforming safeguarding practices across their organisations, programmes and the wider sector.