Lara Tembey joined Busara as a Senior Associate in January 2019. Prior to joining Busara, Lara worked with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency in Abuja Nigeria as an Overseas Development Institute Fellow. In this role she worked with the Nigerian government to provide technical assistance on a World Bank funded project–the Nigeria State Health Investment Project.
Lara has worked in the Monitoring and Evaluation field, first as Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor (Senior Associate), Girls Education Challenge, at PWC (UK) and later as a Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer at Promoting Equality in African Schools (PEAS).
She holds an MSc Development Studies from University of London and a BA (Hons) Economics from the University of Cambridge.