West and Central Africa - Regional Information Officer
Based in Dakar, Senegal
Michael is the Regional Information Officer for West and Central Africa and works with journalists and the media to connect them with engaging stories about relief and development programs that are making a tangible difference in people’s lives in the region. As a writer and photographer for Catholic Relief Services, he travels extensively throughout the region and speaks both English and French.
Michael has more than 7 years experience in producing, editing and promoting communication materials. In his previous role as Senior Communications Officer at the Grassroots Business Fund (GBF), Michael managed the field communications program, which includes offices in New Delhi, Lima and Nairobi. He also produced material for a fundraising campaign that helped the organization raise $59,000,000 from foundations, high-net-worth-individuals, and development finance institutions. Prior to working with GBF, Michael was associate director for policy and communications at an advocacy organization focused on Africa.