Kevin Dowling is a Knowledge Management and Communication Specialist for CGIAR Accelerate for Impact Platform (A4IP) at the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, based in Rome. By liaising extensively with the diverse facets of the wider CGIAR network, as well as with external partners, Kevin is responsible for developing and maintaining a dynamic, cohesive and holistic narrative that effectively communicates the A4IP’s mission, goals, and impact to both internal and external stakeholders. As a strong advocate for diversity and social inclusion, he plays a key role in fostering engagement with stakeholders from the field and marginalised groups, ensuring voice and visibility are promoted through tailored outputs and targeted initiatives and partnerships.
Having originally come from a career in health science as a radiation therapist, Kevin requalified with a master’s in development practice and a higher diploma in environmental science. Prior to joining the A4IP, he worked with the International Fund for Agricultural Development as part of the gender and social inclusion team.