Helen Rumford

Helen Rumford

Policy and advocacy advisor

Helen is the policy and advocacy advisor on aid. She works with the sector to promote effective and impactful use of ODA and to progress thinking on what ‘good’ development spend means today.

Prior to Bond, she worked in international climate finance, managing a range of nature and biodiversity programmes across Southern Africa and Latin America.


2 August 2021
With so much riding on the international development strategy, we will be anxious to see whether ODA remains focused on delivering long-term, sustainable and community-led programmes, for the people who need them the most.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab boards a plane after visiting Jakarta
9 April 2021
A first look at how UK aid shaped up in this unusual year, including what the government's statistics don't tell us.