Tomi Järvinen is the Director of International Cooperation and Strategy and Programme Development at Finn Church Aid. Dr Järvinen’s career spans different development cooperation organizations where he has served in senior management positions for more than 25 years. A large part of his work has focused on ensuring access to quality education in humanitarian and development contexts. He has conducted research on empowerment of NGOs and on how to measure empowerment and the impact. He has lectured at universities and educational institutions both in Finland and internationally on development- and humanitarian-related issues.