Fiona Chandler is a communication champion who works in the agricultural development environment to mobilize communities and partnerships. After spending nearly 20 years working in communication, fund raising and organizational development for agricultural research for development organizations, Fiona knows what drives conversions, builds partnership, fosters communities—and it’s not just blasting your messages out. It’s how well you connect with the people you’re engaged with and nurture mutual collaboration. Fiona has worked with both the doers and donors in international agricultural research and development including the CGIAR, GFAR and CSIRO. Fiona holds a Bachelor Applied Science and a Masters in Environmental Management and Development.