US Team

US Team

Adam Jasinski, Executive Director, The HALO Trust USA

Adam Jasinski

Executive Director

Adam joined the HALO Trust in 2008, and since then has worked on operations in Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Myanmar, Georgia, Afghanistan and Mozambique, most recently setting up HALO demining operations in Eastern Ukraine. Before joining HALO, Adam worked as a journalist at the British Broadcasting Corporation. He studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London and Tbilisi State University. In 2016, he took up post as Executive Director of HALO USA.

Amy Currin, HALO Trust USA

Amy Currin

Head of Development

Amy manages private donor relations in the US while supporting HALO’s global outreach. She joined HALO in 2010 and has visited HALO minefields in Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Angola and Colombia. Previously, Amy worked in corporate fundraising at one of the UK’s largest charities Marie Curie Cancer Care. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Cincinnati (her hometown), where she graduated summa cum laude. Amy is based in San Francisco.

Christina Sexton, Halo Trust USA

Christina Sexton

Fundraising Officer

Christina joined HALO in February 2017 after finishing her master’s degree in International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies from the London School of Economics. She previously worked in fundraising for several non-profits in London, Washington, DC, and San Francisco, including most recently at Right To Play UK. Her role at HALO is to support private donor relations and database management.

Kirsten Stevens HALO Trust

Kristen Stevens

Government Affairs Officer

Kristen joined HALO in May 2017, where she supports policy advocacy efforts. She earned a master’s degree in public administration at American University, specializing in international affairs, after studying political science at her undergraduate institution, Willamette University. Previously, Kristen served as an instructor at Western Washington University where she taught argumentation courses and also coached their parliamentary debate team.

Deon Nelson

Government Affairs Officer

Deon joined HALO in 2015 and has worked in Cambodia, Laos, and Somalia. He moved to HALO USA in January 2018 to assist with government relations and grant management while also completing his PhD at Catholic University on the use of political violence within civil societies. He has his BA from The Citadel and his MA from the University of Virginia. Deon loves baseball and is a dedicated fan of the Houston Astros.