Nantika Ghafur joined IBP in April 2011 as an Administrative Assistant. In her current role as Field Operations Officer for the Strengthening Public Accountability for Results and Knowledge (SPARK) program, she undertakes documentation and dissemination of the IBP policies and procedures for the field office finance, human resources, and other administration. Also, she works closely with the field offices to improve and streamline operational systems, processes, and policies. She is an expert in driving efficiency and effectiveness for a wide variety of complex tasks and projects with individuals from diverse professional backgrounds. Prior to joining IBP, she worked at the Association of International Agricultural Research Centers (AIARC) for three years as Payroll and Benefits Coordinator.