Martha Geiger Mwenitete is the CPAID and FLCA Centre Manager at the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Martha holds an MA in Geography and International Development from the University of Guelph in Canada.
Martha gained valuable research, project management, and leadership experience in Canada, UK, Ethiopia, South Africa, and Botswana. Prior to joining LSE, she worked as a senior research associate at the University of Bristol where she led a study in Ethiopia investigating socio-economic factors affecting animal owning communities. Martha has also held research-focused roles at the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the World Wildlife Fund.
Martha joined LSE in the summer of 2016.