Fran Beytrison joined Helvetas in 2023 as Head of Innovation and Learning. She has worked in the international aid sector since 2004 mostly in Africa and the Middle East. Fran has focused on integrated programme and policy responses in protracted displacement, conflict and fragile-affected contexts, and she brings in-depth thematic expertise on nexus programming and durable solutions to internal displacement. Her process expertise comprises evidence-based programme and policy development, results-based management, adaptive programming, and evaluation.
Fran is a political scientist by training and holds a BA Hons in European Studies from Kings’ College, London, and a Masters in International Organisations from Sciences-Po, Paris.