Peter McDermott

Director, Fajara Associates

Peter is the Director of Fajara Associates, and is an internationally renowned development expert with over 25 years’ experience in the design and successful delivery of global initiatives for women and children living in poverty, affected by disease and impacted by conflict. A mission-driven leader, with extensive international experience including under the most difficult circumstances. Over ten years’ experience as a Board member/trustee with executive leadership in philanthropy. Strong diplomatic skills and a track record developing strategic partnerships and a proven ability to convene, persuade and facilitate the building of consensus among diverse groups and individuals. At ease working with heads of states, executive leadership of international organizations as well as community leaders. In collaboration with the co-founders, shaped one of the UK’s largest foundations into an increasingly strategic and effective organization with a growing reputation for rigor and results for children and women.