Maurice Onyango

Head of Humanitarian Programmes, Africa
Based in Nairobi, Maurice Onyango oversees Christian Aid’s humanitarian response across 16 countries in Africa. He has worked in the aid sector for 17 years, including a decade specialising on regional emergencies for Christian Aid, with frequent travel to crisis-hit communities. Maurice has considerable experience in humanitarian response, disaster risk reduction, and resilience-building programmes. His previous roles include leading large refugee operations and development programmes in Kenya, with the Lutheran World Federation. 

​Areas of expertise
: Africa, humanitarian, emergencies