Directorate

The RISE Directorate, with team members from Oxford Policy ManagementBlavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, and the Center for Global Development lead, manage, and synthesise the research.

 

Maryam Akmal

Maryam Akmal

Policy Analyst

Maryam Akmal is a Policy Analyst at the Center for Global Development. She works with Lant Pritchett and Justin Sandefur on…

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Masooda Bano

Political Economy (Implementation) Research Lead

Masooda Bano 

Joseph Bullough

Partnerships Coordinator

Joe is the Partnerships Coordinator for the RISE Programme, where he is responsible for RISE’s collaboration with external…

Katie Cooper

Katie Cooper

Communications Officer

Katie Cooper is the Communications Officer for the RISE Programme. She is responsible for the delivery of communications and …

Aude Duquesne

Aude Duquesne

RISE Programme Manager

Aude Duquesne has a background in…

Alec Gershberg

Political Economy (Adoption) Research Lead

Alec Gershberg is a senior lecturer in sociology and urban studies at the…

Mark Henstridge

Mark Henstridge

RISE Co-Director

Mark Henstridge is Co-Director of the RISE Programme, with key responsibility for the overall management and procurement of…

Michelle Kaffenberger

Michelle Kaffenberger

RISE Research Fellow, affiliated to the Blavatnik School of Government

Michelle is a Research Fellow with the RISE Programme, where she researches education systems and learning outcomes.…

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Lillie Kilburn

Administrative Assistant

Lillie is the Administrative Assistant for RISE, based at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. She works …

Clare Leaver

Clare Leaver

RISE Research Coordinator

Clare Leaver is a Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government and Fellow of…