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I am a social scientist interested in international political economy, African politics, and global health and development. Currently, I am a Reader in Global Political Economy at Royal Holloway-University of London, and a Research Associate in Political Economy at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.

My research focuses on the activities of multilateral financial institutions, such as the International Monetary Fund and regional financial arrangements. I am especially interested in the determinants, relational dynamics, and consequences of their lending programs, economic surveillance, and technical assistance.

My research has been funded by Cambridge Political Economy Society TrustCambridge Commonwealth Trust, Economic and Social Research Council, and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga. My publications have appeared in leading academic journals, such as American Journal of SociologyReview of International Political EconomyReview of International Organizations, Social Science & Medicine, and World Development.

I am also the curator of IMF Monitor, a data hub used by academics, civil society, and policymakers to track activities of the International Monetary Fund. In addition, I have worked as a consultant to various international, public, and non-governmental organizations, including the German Ministry of International Cooperation and Development, and Recourse Foundation.

For more information about me, please visit my website.

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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