Amber Meikle is Senior Policy and Practice Adviser, leading Practical Action’s influencing work on Technology Justice. Amber’s work builds on our expertise and experience with technology across development sectors and pushes for an overhaul of the way technology is governed to achieve better social and environmental outcomes.
Amber has worked extensively in policy, advocacy and communications roles with NGOs and donors. Prior to joining Practical Action, she was Oxfam’s policy lead in Ethiopia focused on humanitarian response and disaster risk reduction policy. She has also worked as a humanitarian adviser for the UK’s Department for International Development. She started her career in the UK electronics sector. Amber is a vice-chair of the BOND Tech4Dev group.