Clare Cummings

Clare Cummings

Research Officer

Clare is a Research Officer working on the social and political forces shaping public service delivery, justice and security, and democratisation.

Clare joined the Politics and Governance team at ODI in June 2014. Her knowledge and skills are in field research, local and urban governance and working with community-based organisations and local government. She is fluent in French, Spanish, and English, and has experience of working in the UK, India, Peru, Mexico, and Burundi. Clare holds a masters in International Development Studies from the University of Amsterdam.

Before ODI, Clare undertook field research into the governance of slum resettlement in South India, and worked in Burundi as a researcher for a consortium of NGOs, working to improve local governance and public services. Clare has also worked as a researcher for the UK-based think tank, the Centre for Local Economic Strategies, which aims to improve UK social and economic policy at the local level to reduce deprivation and inequality.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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