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Claire Kumar

Senior Research Fellow

  • ODI Europe
Portrait of Claire Kumar

Claire is a Senior Research Fellow for ODI’s Human Mobility Initiative (HMI). She coordinates HMI’s research portfolio and contributes to public affairs work in key areas such as: migration and development, public attitudes and narratives on migration and human mobility in urban settings.

Prior to joining ODI, Claire worked for eight years as a policy researcher and advisor, consulting for institutions such as UNICEF, Oxfam and Save the Children on a wide range of social and economic policy issues. She has over 20 years of experience working in international development, with a particular focus on inequality and fiscal policies in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Claire holds a masters degree in Development Management from the London School of Economics and an undergraduate degree in European Law and French from the University of Exeter.

  1. What if the Commonwealth was really about common wealth?

  2. Investing in cities: how can the Commonwealth act to leverage private finance?

    Briefing/policy papers

  3. As the world rapidly ages, we need more migrant care workers

  4. Migration and the future of care: supporting older people and care workers

    Research reports

  5. Public narratives and attitudes towards refugees and other migrants: France country profile

    Case/country studies

  6. Public narratives and attitudes towards refugees and other migrants: Italy country profile

    Case/country studies

  7. Public narratives and attitudes towards refugees and other migrants: Spain country profile

    Case/country studies

  8. Staffing shortages in the UK’s care sector: a sign of things to come

  9. The power of city-to-city problem-solving: lessons from Africa and Europe

  10. Public narratives and attitudes towards refugees and other migrants: UK country profile

    Briefing/policy papers

  11. Beyond gratitude: lessons learned from migrants’ contribution to the Covid-19 response

    Working papers

  12. A year on, migrants’ vital contributions to the Covid-19 response must drive lasting reforms

  13. The Mayors' Dialogue on Growth and Solidarity: city profiles

    Briefing/policy papers

  14. Public narratives and attitudes towards refugees and other migrants: Germany country profile

    Briefing/policy papers