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.

Adriana Quevedo
Senior Research Officer
Ben Ramalingam
Research Associate
Paul Revill
Research Associate
Rathin Roy
Managing Director – Research and Policy
Fiona Samuels
Senior Research Fellow
Mareike Schomerus
Senior Research Fellow, Director of Programme, Research Director SLRC (leave of absence)
Louise Shaxson
Director of Programme – Digital Societies
Andrew Shepherd
Principal Research Fellow, Director CPAN project



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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