Our team

Below are the extended biographies of our team at People In Aid along with details on how to contact them directly.

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Maduri Moutou

Maduri gained more than five years experience within Learning and Talent management in the private sector before moving to the humanitarian and development sector, starting to work for People In Aid in 2006.

Maduri took a sabbatical in 2005 to volunteer for a local Sri Lankan NGO and has previously enjoyed voluntary work with a London-based Tamil Women's Advocacy Group.

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Maduri leads People In Aid’s international HR Services team. In her role she manages People In Aid's core membership products and services, ensuring member agencies are engaged and supported through certification; coordinates the delivery of high quality research reports and publications; and manages and develops the consultancy services offered by People In Aid.

Maduri's other responsibilities include management of the Global Rewards Programme, chairing the annual European humanitarian HR conferences, project managing and reporting on projects, such as START. She also leads on performance reporting to donor grants, such as DFID, including impact measurement and organisational learning.

Skills:

  • Project & budget management
  • Proposal writing and business development
  • Facilitating learning
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Specialism in Talent Management

Previous Project Experience:

Over the past five years Maduri has project managed tailored services, such as bespoke workshops, and facilitated sessions for Welthungerhilfe, NIDOS, Muslim Aid, Red Cross Netherlands, Canadian Red Cross, Netherlands Red Cross, Danish Demining Group, The Brooke, International Aid Services, Transparency International, and International Rescue Committee.

Education/Qualifications

Maduri has a Bachelors degree in Cell Biology from Kings College London (2000) and a Masters in International Business Management from the University of Surrey (2001). She is a member of the UK’s Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and is both Level A& B qualified in psychological testing (through the British Psychological Society, 2006).

Emmanuelle Lacroix

  

After spending a few years working in the commercial world where she started to build her HR career, Emmanuelle joined the sector in early 2005 as part of the International Personal Team at the British Red Cross. Her time with BRC included a year as the HR & Admin Delegate in its bilateral program in the Maldives. She then moved to Save the Children in the Humanitarian HR Team in September 2008 as Emergency HR Advisor, before joining People in Aid in June 2011.

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In her role of HR Services Manager, Emmanuelle primarily leads on resources, workshops and events as well facilitating various networking groups for members and looking after member care. She also coordinates People In Aid's certification activities, and regularly represents People In Aid in various events and forums. In addition to this, her position includes a business development capacity.

Skills:

  • Generalist HR Practitioner
  • Bi-lingual 
  • Facilitation & presentation skills
  • Mentoring
  • Training delivery
  • Research and resources writing

Previous Project Experience:

  • Conducting a baseline survey of national staff capacity for the ECB project in Niger
  • Delivering a one-day lecture on Humanitarian HR and Quality Standards in People Management on the Humanitarian Programme Manager programme of Bioforce (France)
  • Participating as HR practitioner to a workshop on Pregnancy and Travel with InterHealth

Education/Qualifications

Emmanuelle holds a French Licence in Business Administration and a BA(Hons) in European Politics. She is also a member of the UK's Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).