Niamh Brannigan is the Communications and Engagement Director for WRI's Africa office.

She has over 15 years of international communications experience, ten of which she spent in East Africa working on education, conservation and environmental programs. She was head of communications for UNEP's law and governance division in Nairobi and most recently led the media relations for the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Niamh holds a master's degree in technology and learning, and another in publishing and marketing.

Originally from Dublin, Ireland, she's currently living in East Africa.