October 14, 2014 - 8:00AM
October 14, 2014 - 9:00AM

MIT Building E62-687

Rebecca Vince is currently working as a Cash and Markets Specialist for the Global Logistics Cluster, UN WFP. After graduating with a Masters in Astrophysics from University College London, Rebecca has been in the international development sector for the last decade, living and working across Africa, Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific. Before working on this assignment, Rebecca was the Deputy Head of Logistics for Oxfam Great Britain, working to deliver an improvement strategy across their portfolio of more than 70 countries. As well as specialising in cash and market based programming, developing SOPs and models for this topic, Rebecca’s thematic areas have included local Partner Capacity Building, leading the innovative interagency PARCEL project for the last year and a half. Rebecca has also worked on Supply Chain performance metrics, designing the SLEAT tool which is now rapidly becoming an INGO sector standard and has recently transformed Oxfam’s approach to evaluating financial benefits and Return on Investment (RoI), applying new methods to several multi-million pound projects. Rebecca is an active member of the Humanitarian Logistics Association and Women in Logistics UK and has recently qualified as a Workplace Coach. Originally from the UK, Rebecca enjoys trying to get things to grow in her garden, professional singing and photography.

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