Hamish is an experienced governance specialist working at the intersections of decentralisation and democratisation, public finance and service delivery, conflict and security, and statebuilding in fragile states.
Before joining ODI he spent over ten years in research and policy roles in fragile states covering subnational governance and decentralization; aid effectiveness, statebuilding and public financial management; service delivery in fragile and conflict-affected contexts; community-driven reconstruction; election supervision and monitoring. Hamish completed a D. Phil. in Comparative Politics at St. Antony's College, Oxford and has country experience in Myanmar, Philippines, Afghanistan, Cambodia, El Salvador, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Serbia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Russia, Palestinian Territories, Liberia.
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