Neil McCulloch

  • Director
  • The Policy Pratice




Neil is Director of The Policy Practice and an Associate Fellow of the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex University, UK. His research focuses on understanding the political economy of energy sector reforms – including subsidy reforms – in developing countries.  His recent research includes a SOAS Anti-Corruption Evidence project examining innovations in tackling corruption in the electricity sector in Lebanon; an IDS Action for Empowerment and Accountability project on the drivers of fuel riots globally; and study of citizen’s perceptions about taxes and subsidies in Nigeria.

He received a BSc and MSc from Edinburgh University in 1985/86, PhD from Keele University in 1990 and MPhil from the University of Oxford in 1994.