Rosemary Forest

Rosemary Forest

Policy and advocacy adviser

Rosemary is Bond’s policy and advocacy adviser focusing on civic space in the UK and transparency across the international development sector. She is the main point of contact for the Transparency Working Group and the IATI Community of Practice, and convenes the Civil Society Voice Influencing Group.

Prior to Bond, Rosemary has worked in advocacy on a range of issues including peacebuilding, climate and disaster risk finance, and disaster risk reduction.


Police at a protest rally in London
17 March 2021
The right to protest is under threat globally and the UK, for whom open societies is purportedly a foreign and development priority, should be leading by example. 
Fondation Chirezi
1 May 2019
Three ways that international NGOs and donors can support local CSOs to lead their own development agendas.