Kirsten Newitt

Kirsten is a Director at Ergon and has been part of the business since 2008. She leads on Ergon’s work on gender and inclusion.

Her work encompasses strategic advisory support, research and analysis, and training. She has worked extensively on gender, GBVH and labour with international organisations, development finance institutions, investors and companies including IFC, EBRD, BII, ILO, and World Bank. She has led projects across multiple sectors, including energy, renewables, infrastructure, agribusiness, manufacturing, services, and transport.

Kirsten’s professional specialisms include:

  • Practices to support women’s employment and leadership
  • Risk assessment and mitigation in relation to gender, GBVH, safeguarding and labour
  • Labour law