Ed joined ODI in February 2018. He previously worked as a researcher for the Developmental Leadership Program (DLP) and the University of Birmingham, and as a research consultant for a range of organisations.
Ed has over 10 years’ experience undertaking policy-oriented research, analysis, and evaluation, with a focus on fragile and conflict-affected settings. He has particular expertise in peacebuilding, stabilisation, and justice.
Ed specialises in political economy and political settlements analysis, and he leads ODI’s work on adaptive programming. He has designed and led fieldwork in Kenya, Tanzania, Somaliland, Nigeria, Mozambique, Afghanistan, Nepal, and Kyrgyzstan.
Ed has a PHD from the University of York.