Lizzette Robleto de Howarth
Chief Programmes Officer

Lizzette Robleto de Howarth is the Chief Programmes Officer at A4ID and is responsible for leading on the overall programmatic strategy of the organisation. Prior to joining A4ID, she was International Programmes Manager at the Law Society of England & Wales. In 2020, she helped set up the new Global Compact & Forum for SDG-16, under the auspices of the World Bank. In 2016, she created the International Rule of Law programmes (IRoL), leading their implementation for six years; including the International Women in Law (IWiL) programme and the Capacity Building programmes and co-created the Lawyers at Risk programme. She also designed and led research on the rule of law globally and gender equality in the legal sector.

Before joining the Law Society, she worked for over 16 years in the international development sector focusing on influencing changes international policy on issues relating to the rule of law, gender and women’s rights, business and human rights, governance and parliamentary affairs, statelessness and migration, illegal logging and the environment.

Lizette LL.B Law (Hons.), a LL.M Human Rights (Merit), and a LL.M International Economics Law, Justice, and Development (Distinction) from Birkbeck (University of London), where she is also currently undertaking her PhD. She is a Chartered Manager Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (CMgr FCMI), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), and a member of The Honourable Society of Inner Temple.

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