Olga Ghazaryan is the Regional Director for Oxfam in the Middle East and Commonwealth of Independent States. In this role, she manages Oxfam's regional and country teams in Yemen, Occupied Palestine Territories, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Russia, Tajikistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Olga has worked with Oxfam for the last 16 years. Before joining Oxfam she worked for the Norwegian Red Cross and US private voluntary organizations such as the World Rehabilitation Fund and Project Hope. She also worked in academia and as an entrepreneur. Olga has an MSC in public policy and management from the School of Oriental and African Studies. She is a graduate of Executive Education in Advanced Management and Leadership, Said Business School, University of Oxford. She is a dual British and Armenian national and lives in Oxford with her husband and daughter.