ODI has experts working on the most important issues in development, with background and expertise in countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Jonathan Tanner
Research Associate and Digital Consultant
Ashley Wang
Finance Director
David Watson
Director of External Affairs
Florian Weigand
Co-Director, Centre for the Study of Armed Groups
Lena Weingartner
Senior Research Officer
Emily Wilkinson
Senior Research Fellow
Dirk Willem te Velde
Director of Programme - International Economic Development Group
Christopher Williams
People Services Director



Distinguished Fellows 

Established in 2017, ODI’s Distinguished Fellowship is a prestigious programme for global leaders whose work has an international impact.

Our Distinguished Fellows cover a range of backgrounds, geographies and areas of expertise. Building on their own careers and experiences, they work in partnership with our senior leadership and research teams to deliver impact across international development and global affairs.


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