Chris Elliott is a senior consultant at Athena. His interests include urban programming, GIS mapping, food security and nutrition, disaster risk reduction, humanitarian mine action and ICT solutions for development. He was previously a technical advisor for Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) in the Latin America Region, for Project Concern International (PCI). In addition to this, he has worked in the development sector for over ten years, in Africa, Asia and Europe. He holds a bachelor’s degree in development studies from the University of Manchester, UK.