Senior consultant in media and communications, with a background in NGO project management and over 20 years of experience of media, communication, gender, governance and peacebuilding in developing countries. Currently, a freelancer, from 2002 to 2003 Dr. Myers was an adviser on communications and media within DFID’s Policy Division and designed and helped implement DFID’s ‘Media for Democracy and Transparency’ Programme in the D.R. Congo, helping to set up the renowned Radio Okapi. Dr. Myers specialises in media research, training and evaluation for clients such as DFID, UNICEF, the World Bank, Swiss Development Cooperation, Free Press Unlimited, CIMA, BBC Media Action and others. She speaks fluent French and has a PhD in Development Communications from Reading University.