Paddy Austin: Programme DirectorPaddy Austin: Programme Director

Paddy Austin has had a long career in both the humanitarian and international developmentfields as well as ten years Irish experience in the disability sector. He has overseen the development of POWER’s human rights work in Africa and has been instrumental in the development of our economic empowerment, inclusive education, livelihoods and micro-finance programmes for people with disabilities. As well as sub-Saharan Africa, he has worked extensively in Southern Asia and Bosnia. Under his management, POWER’s programmes have expanded significantly across the core themes of human rights, economic empowerment and education. He has steered the establishment of POWER Associates as limited companies in Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe expressly to draw in local expertise to support out programmes and partners in the region.


Our Programme Director is responsible for strategic development and oversight of all our overseas programmes.

Contact Information

  • E-mail:info@powerinternational.org
  • Telephone: 01494 614 604
  • Address: Unit 74 Basepoint, Lincoln Road
                    High Wycombe, HP12 3RL, UK