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.

Mareike Schomerus
Senior Research Fellow, Director of Programme, Research Director SLRC (leave of absence)
Andrew Scott
Director of Programme – Climate and Energy
Louise Shaxson
Director of Programme – Digital Societies
Andrew Shepherd
Principal Research Fellow
Nando Sigona
Senior Research Associate
Alexandra Spencer, ODI
Research Officer
Jonathan Tanner
Research Associate and Digital Consultant



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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