Ms. Ore Disu
Public Policy Expert
Ore is the Government Relations Lead for New Country Expansion at One Acre Fund, where she support their pilots in Nigeria and India to roll out engagement strategies with various authorities at the community/local level, while building key contacts within and outside government at the national level. She advises and supports the program to successfully navigate regulatory and political hurdles to operating smoothly in-country. From her base in Abuja, she supports and coordinates the government relations team in Bihar, India and Minna, Nigeria.
Prior to this, she worked as the Senior Research Partnerships Manager at LEAP (Learning, Evidencing and Advocacy Partnership), under PERL (Partnerships to Engage, Reform & Learn), DFID’s governance program in Nigeria. She was also formerly the founding director of Nsibidi Institute – a non-profit cultural platform based in Lagos, Nigeria. Ore has a BA in Architecture from the University of Cambridge (2009) and an MSc in Urban Development Planning from University College London (2010), as well as course certification from King’s College London (2011) on Energy and International Relations. Over the course of her career, She had
contributed to the efforts of organizations such as Laterite (UK), Spaces for Change (Nigeria), Institute for Liberty and Democracy (Peru), WaterAid (UK), the Overseas Development Institute (UK), and Heinrich Böll Foundation (Nigeria & Germany).