Dr. Adi Walker
Adi’s fields of expertise include: governance and local government, post-disaster reconstruction and recovery, research and analysis, monitoring evaluation and learning, community-driven rehabilitation and development, leadership coaching and development, team building, conceptual design and management of programmes and events, and their moderation and facilitation. Adi has also been a co-organiser, presenter, panelist and moderator in several global and regional conferences, and has extensive public speaking skills combined with innovative and stimulating methods and visualisation.
Adi is a member of the International Leadership Association (ILA), the European Association of Development Research and Training Institute (EADI), the International Professional Development Association (IPDA), and member of the Board of Governors of The British School in Kathmandu, chairing its Education and HR sub-committee.
Adi holds a PhD from Oxford Brookes University, a Master’s Degree from Imperial College London and SOAS University, after graduating with a B-Tech. in Engineering from Hertfordshire University, and now refers to himself as a ‘pracademic’. In previous lives and vocations, he has worked in the HRD, educational, outdoor sports, electronics, agriculture and music entertainment industries, and has also travelled extensively round the planet.
Currently, Adi is Director of an EU-funded Technical Facility, advising the Government of Nepal on 'governance behind the reconstruction scenes'.