Juliet has nearly 20 years working experience in social development work, contributing to delivering sustainable outcomes for communities spanning three continents; Africa, the America’s and Europe. Working in multi-cultural, cross-functional and geographically dispersed teams on multi-year projects, she has led in the delivery of results for projects large in scope and complexity, in key areas including: governance, science and innovations the creative industries and education.
Juliet has worked with government bureaucrats, Parliament, Traditional Authorities, the Media, the Judiciary and the Executive arms of government, as well as with hacks, labs and other technology based businesses, especially in Sub-Sahara Africa, to deliver innovative solutions to development challenges.
Her most recent role was as a strategist and management consultant specialising in international multidisciplinary collaborations; negotiating deals that allowed her clients to build effective public-private partnerships and bridge the gap between civil society and business so as to ensure their survival in a rapidly changing world.
Before this, she worked at the Parliamentary Centre, as Head of Business Development for Africa Region, where she led in business pursuit including proposal development and key relationship management. She was also Deputy /Business Director at the British Council overseeing the Ghana cluster (Sierra Leone, Senegal, Nigeria and Ghana) and led the operationalization of changes to the British Council portfolio; negotiating its status from a purely cultural relations and educational institution to a public enterprise which provides technical assistance to social entrepreneurs and young professionals across the region.
In an earlier career Juliet was a Journalist working as a local reporter for the UK based, Ghana Review International Magazine and the Head of Operations at the German owned Precious Metals Refinery, West Africa. She is a member of Rotary International and has also volunteered for over 100 CSOs and Networks influencing policy and driving reform processes since 2008 and trained numerous CSO actors across West and East Africa.
Juliet has a diploma in Journalism, a Bachelor of Theology (First Class) and multiple post graduate degrees in Governance and Leadership, Social Policy Studies, New Media, Governance and Democracy as well as a Post graduate Diploma in Human Resources.