Adrian Hewitt is a Senior Research Associate of ODI. In the 1990s he was Deputy Director of the Institute; he founded and ran the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Overseas
Development until 2010 and he was Head of the ODI Fellowship Scheme until 2012.
His research interests include aid and technical cooperation, trade policy and
negotiations, commodities, international economic development and broad areas
of political economy; his specialist areas have included Africa (including
francophone and lusophone countries) and small island states, while his current
work is more focused on east and south-east Asian countries and their relations
with China, regional bodies and the world economy, with occasional forays into
niche subjects such as cyber-security and developing countries and monetary
policy in small states.