Camilla Knox-Peebles

CEO, Amref Health Africa in UK at Amref Health Africa

Camilla Knox-Peebles has 25 years of experience in the humanitarian and international development sector. Before joining Amref Health Africa UK in August 2019, she was Deputy Humanitarian Director at Oxfam International where she oversaw Oxfam’s global work on public health, water and sanitation, capacity development of local partners, and Disaster Risk Reduction. She also led the global technical and management support to high-profile humanitarian crises including the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh. She was instrumental in raising funds for Oxfam’s work, securing and subsequently leading a number of high-performing multi-agency partnerships. Camilla is also a skilled public speaker and throughout her career has represented the charity sector at high-level events and in the media. Camilla has a BA in Social Anthropology with Indonesian Studies from SOAS University of London and an MSc in International Health from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. She has lived and worked extensively in Asia and Africa and speaks four languages. She now lives in Oxford with her husband and two teenage children.


  • CEO, Amref Health Africa in UK

    Current role

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