Saskia Westhof is the Project Coordinator for Shuraako. She joined One Earth Future (OEF) with work experience on four continents. Prior to OEF she lived in New York City and worked for Restless Development (a youth-led development agency) and worked as a demography consultant on child policy issues in various developing countries. Most recently she worked as a strategy and fundraising consultant for a Boulder-based NGO called Global Education Fund, and as a research consultant for the Mwananchi Project (a non-profit focusing on citizen participation in governance and public service delivery in African countries). She also worked with UNICEF in Bhutan to help develop their fundraising and communications strategy. Saskia received her MA from the London School of Economics where she focused on social accountability and quality education. In her free time she enjoys exploring the great outdoors through climbing, running and camping with her husband and friends.
Shuraako believes in responsible investments that abide by environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards. Shuraako employs a review and monitoring system to identify and address ESG issues facing each investment.