Rohini Simbodyal

IATI Communications Advisor

Start date with DI: September 2015

Where I am based: London, UK

What I do: I provide communications for the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI), which seeks to improve the transparency of aid, development and humanitarian resources in order to increase their effectiveness in tackling poverty.

Previous experience: I have worked in communications roles in political and third-sector organisations for the past nine years. Before taking on this role, I spent over six years as an elected councillor and cabinet member in local government in England. I am a graduate in Economics and Politics from SOAS, University of London.

Likes: All varieties of tea and cheese

Dislikes: Coffee, cold weather