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Stuart Campo

Stuart Campo is the Team Lead for Data Policy and Senior Fellow at the UN OCHA Centre for Humanitarian Data in the Hague. Stuart is also a Senior Fellow at the NYU Governance Lab (GovLab), where he advises on issues related to data responsibility in public service delivery for children.

In 2017 and 2018, Stuart worked as a Researcher with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s Signal Program on Human Security and Technology. In this capacity, he conducted translational research on humanitarian technologies, standards and ethics. Prior to his work with HHI, Stuart served as the Senior Innovation Deployment Specialist with UNICEF’s Global Innovation Center. In this capacity, he led globally on remote and in-country support to UNICEF and partners in the strategic adaptation and deployment of a range of innovative solutions, including real-time information platforms like RapidPro and U-Report.

During his tenure at UNICEF (beginning in 2010), Stuart held extended assignments in Madagascar and South Sudan, and supported the design and activation of innovation initiatives in over 35 countries. Stuart has extensive experience supporting the deployment of innovative solutions that bridge the humanitarian-development divide—supporting national system-strengthening for improved decision-making and results for children at scale. Prior to joining UNICEF, Stuart worked with Straight Talk Foundation—a leading health and development communication NGO in Uganda. Stuart studied Politics at Princeton University, and is currently based in the Netherlands.

Posts by Stuart Campo

Data Incidents: Design With Responsibility in Mind

Stuart Campo and Jos Berens of UNOCHA explain how organizations can manage effectively when data goes wrong.

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Bridging the Gap of Humanitarian Data

UNOCHA’s Stuart Campo explains how the challenges of managing data risk are breathing life into a new set of guidelines for the sector.

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Introducing the Working Draft of the OCHA Data Responsibility Guidelines

A main objective of the Guidelines is to help staff better assess and manage the sensitivity of the data they handle in different crisis contexts.

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