Tilly Alcayna

Research Consultant, DisasterNet - Philippines

HHI Affiliate

Tilly Alcayna is a Research Consultant for the DisasterNet project which focuses on supporting local and national capacity for disaster preparedness and response in the Philippines, as part of the Resilient Communities Program. Previously, Tilly has worked in the Philippines for a DFID/VSO programme, in Nepal conducting disaster risk and health assessments, and in Belgium working for the European Commission. She has also worked for the British Red Cross in the UK Operations Division and Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) in the Expedition Advisory Centre in London. 

Tilly holds a Masters in Public Health in Disasters (MPH) jointly from the Universidad de Oviedo, Spain and Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. She also holds a Bachelor in Biological Sciences from the University of Oxford. Her research interests lie in socio-ecological systems, disaster risk reduction, environmental health and humanitarian assistance.