People The IGC works with hundreds of top academics in leading universities around the world. Leadership The IGC is led by a Senior Management Team based at the LSE, a Steering Group of international researchers, and Country Directors. Research leadership Research Programme Directors, Lead Academics, and Responsive Policy Advisors provide research leadership to the IGC. London hub The Executive Director leads a Senior Management Team and staff based at the LSE. Country teams In-country programmes are led by Country Directors working with dedicated Lead Academics, supported by locally-based Country Economists. Senior Advisors The Senior Advisors provide advice on the IGC's strategic thinking and insight into emerging growth and development issues. Research Affiliates Researchers affiliated with the IGC. Researchers directory Our full network of researchers.