Lola Gostelow is an independent humanitarian consultant with over 25 years experience in the aid sector. Originally trained and working as a nutritionist and food security analyst, she has also engaged more broadly in humanitarian response and humanitarian policy concerns.

Lola is an Accredited Member and an Associate of the Partnership Brokers Association (PBA), working to support the quality of inter-agency collaborations so as to maximize their impact and effectiveness. Her demonstrable facilitation and training skills have been applied in her nutrition as well as brokering work.

Lola has led strategic planning exercises in sector (nutrition and food security) and thematic areas (humanitarian policy). She has supported the strategic positioning of organisations, at board and CEO levels, and chaired two major inter-agency initiatives (The Sphere Project and the Start Network).

Lola teaches regularly at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on humanitarian policy.