Adele Harmer has worked on humanitarian aid policy issues, as both a researcher and for the Australian Government. Prior to joining Humanitarian Outcomes, Adele was a Research Fellow with the Humanitarian Policy Group in the Overseas Development Institute. Her work includes research on donor behavior, humanitarian principles, civil-military relations and operational security. Adele previously worked for the Australian Government's international aid agency (AusAID). She has authored numerous publications on humanitarian policy issues.