Brendan Rigby


Brendan is an education and evaluation specialist with 10 years of international experience working as a manager, researcher and technical consultant. He is the co-founder of WhyDev and has worked for a range of organisations committed Education For All, including UNICEF, Plan International and Engineers Without Borders. Brendan cares deeply about issues affecting asylum seekers and refugees, having interned with the Centre for Refugee Research during which he conducted human rights consultations and trainings with refugees from Burma living in Mizoram and New Delhi in India.

Our impact

  • 3700

    refugees have better access to education and livelihood opportunities

  • 40

    countries in which our partner NGOs are implementing solutions

  • 490

    refugee children benefit from mathematics, english, art and sports classes

  • 700

    women can now support their families

  • 650

    refugees have access to critical healthcare and safety information

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