Head of Research
Augusta Senenssie is a London-based policy consultant and researcher working at the intersections of environmental, displacement and indigenous policy. Seeking to use ethnographic and non-traditional research methods to influence the transformation of policy priorities, she founded and heads research at Walinda Lingo, an ethnographic research consultancy specialising in disparate and indigenous communities across Africa and the Pacific. Fully commissioned, her team are currently conducting field studies across West Africa in anticipation of their Spring 2022 launch. Her studies with First Nation people across Australia, rural Southern African communities, genocide survivors and the Maasai people of Tanzania, has allowed her to consult with UN Institutions, DfID (now FCDO), and the Zambian Ministry for Youth amongst others, having written and spoken extensively about the importance of the meaningful inclusion of disparate narratives within global policy formation and more recently, in guaranteeing sustainable peace.