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Elsa Oommen

Senior Research Officer

The Mayors' Dialogue on Growth and Solidarity

Portrait of Elsa Oommen

Elsa’s career has engaged extensively with bilateral arrangements on EU-India mobility, South-Asian migration to the Gulf countries, temporary migration, health worker migration to the UK and forms of international youth mobility. She has worked at the interface of academia and applied research on the above topics, building a rich evidence base on the topics, and creating impact through peer reviewed publications, working papers and consultations to the government and other local and intergovernmental organisations. Elsa holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Warwick. She is a visiting fellow at the Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths (University of London) and Associate Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.