Our Experts Our Experts

CARE has a range of expert spokespeople who are available to discuss our work.

Our areas of expertise include international development, emergencies, gender equality, women’s empowerment, sexual and reproductive health, ethnic minorities, rural development, climate change, food insecurity, education, health and human rights.

If you would like to speak to one of the following CARE staff, please contact our media team.

Stefan Knollmayer

Stefan Knollmayer, Coordinator, Emergency Response Unit

Expertise: Emergency preparedness and emergency response

Languages: English, German, Dutch, Solomon Islands Pijin, Vanuatu Bislama and Papua New Guinea Tok Pisin (related Melanesian Pijin English languages)

Stefan has worked in humanitarian, reconstruction and recovery/development contexts for 13 years, mainly in the Pacific (Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea) and Central Asia (Afghanistan).

He has worked in humanitarian contexts with CARE Australia, supporting country offices in preparedness and monitoring response programs in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Caribbean. He previously worked with AusAID, Caritas and The Red Cross.

He has a Masters in Development Administration and is currently based in Canberra with his family.

Megan Chisholm, Country Director, CARE International in Vanuatu

Expertise: Pacific, development, emergency response, humanitarian aid

Languages: English, Spanish, Bislama, Solomon Islands Pijin

Megan has 18 years’ experience working in the humanitarian and development sector and has worked in more than 25 countries. Megan is a passionate advocate for gender equality and social justice. Her background is in humanitarian and emergency response, having previously worked on CARE’s emergency responses in Iraq, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.

Le Kim Dung, Country Director, CARE International in Vietnam

Expertise: Women’s economic empowerment, disaster resilience, ethnic minority issues

Languages: Vietnamese, English

Dung has more than 20 years’ experience working on women’s empowerment, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, civil society development, ethnic minority issues, and private sector engagement. She studied languages and literature in Vietnam and the former Soviet Union, and holds a Masters in Development Studies from the London School of Economics.