Sarah Telford heads up OCHA’s Centre for Humanitarian Data in The Hague which opened in December 2017. In this role, she oversees the Humanitarian Data Exchange platform which brings together data from over 350 organizations. She has worked in the past with the UK Department for International Development, UNICEF, and the International Medical Corps. She began her career with the United Nations as a press officer with the Department of Public Information in New York. Sarah has a master’s degree in East Asian studies from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Hofstra University.