Pawel Mania brings more than 15 years of experience working across development and humanitarian nexus. In his current role as a Deputy Director for Transformational Response at Humanitarian Leadership Academy (Save the Children UK) he oversees portfolio of capacity strengthening and research programmes, aiming to deliver sustainable humanitarian response in Ukraine and neighbouring countries that strengthens civil society, advocates for transformational impact and provides valuable learning on shifting power for other global responses. Pawel is an expert in research and evaluation, having worked previously at the British Council and Committee on Foreign Affairs at the European Parliament across various research, MEAL, policy and advocacy roles focusing on strengthening resilience of diverse communities affected by conflict and crisis and inclusion policies. In his field work he supported humanitarian responses and development programming in Uganda, Mozambique, Ethiopia and Pakistan. He graduated from the University of Sussex, University of Copenhagen and University of Gdansk.