Haddijatou Lamin Njie, Hunt Institute Fellow

Haddijatou Lamin Njie joins the Hunt Institute as a Fellow, bringing with her years of experience in sustainable international development.

Ms. Lamin Njie is an International Development Expert with over 25 years of working with Government, Multilateral Organizations and International Non-Governmental Organizations. She has a proven track record of formulating and implementing development projects and programs, evaluating projects, and leading program teams in a challenging environment.

Ms. Lamin Njie currently works as a Development Consultant. She is a member and Vice-Chairperson of the Internal Audit Committee of The Government of The Gambia. She served as Head of Program of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in The Gambia from March 2018 to March 2020, and Country Director of the Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) in The Gambia from 2007 to 2015. She has held various managerial positions at the United Nations Development Program in The Gambia from 1997 to 2007. She has been the Team leader of the Governance, Human Rights and Gender Unit. In her earlier years, Ms. Lamin Njie served as an Economist and Financial Analyst at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs in The Gambia.

Ms. Lamin Njie holds a Master’s degree in Finance, a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and a certificate in Development. She has undergone short-term training in monitoring and evaluation, micro-finance, information communication & technology, and gender.

When asked what her motivation is for doing impact work she replied, “Over the years, delivering valuable solutions that change the lives of vulnerable populations gave me the opportunity to contribute selflessly to human development. Doing impact work serves this purpose.”

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