Charmaine is a writer, former broadcaster and communications consultant.

She works with UN, development and corporate colleagues to advise on and coordinate communication campaigns related to development and sustainability. She also helps to shape messaging through speeches, print and digital tools and has directed audiovisual production teams in Africa, Asia and Europe. As a TV and radio news correspondent based in the US and Europe, Charmaine reported on air and produced news coverage for ABC and CBS networks in the US, SBS in Australia, Al Jazeera English and others.