Kevin Watkins

Kevin Watkins

Executive Director

Kevin joined the ODI as Executive Director in June 2013. He is a former non-resident senior fellow with the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, and was previously director and lead author of UNESCO’s Education for All Global Monitoring Report. His research focuses on education, globalisation and human development.

Media Coverage

Kevin is an engaging speaker who has appeared on BBC News, CNBC, Al Jazeera’s Newshour, Deutsche Welle and other major TV news stations. He writes regular blogs and opinion pieces on key development issues.​

Kevin is also available for comment on the weakness of the multilateral response to the Ebola outbreak and on underinvestment in public health.​

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