Dr Shirley Smith

Evaluation Team Member

Her doctoral studies, completed 2012, explored the relationships and linkages between government, mining company and civil society stakeholders using the framework of corporate social responsibility within the context of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. She focused on the impact of governance systems on grass roots representation and how representatives gain authority for their actions in multi-stakeholder groups. Advisor to NGO in Madagascar, ad hoc 2006-2013: Research and project design to support funding applications. Health and Safety Consultant: Developed risk based approach to projects for international volunteers working with rural communities as well as practical assistance with project delivery. Health and Safety Manager, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), London, UK, 1990-2006: Occupational Health and Safety (H&S) System Development and Advisory Team Leadership. She managed multiple projects delivering strategic management tools to aid and monitor H&S implementation. Accountable for the delivery of cost effective and consistent support to programme makers and news-gatherers enabling them to be innovative and creative whilst operating within a healthy, safe and secure environment.