Rachel Glennerster

Rachel Glennerster is chief economist for DFID and formerly the Lead Academic for IGC Sierra Leone.

Rachel was also Executive Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), and sat on the UK government’s Department for International Development’s Independent Advisory Committee on Development Impact. Before joining the IGC, Rachel Glennerster worked on debt relief and the reform of the international monetary system at the International Monetary Fund, and financial regulation at the Harvard Institute for International Development and the UK Treasury. In the mid-1990s she was part of the UK delegation to the IMF and World Bank. She has a PhD in economics from Birkbeck College, University of London, and is a coauthor of “Strong Medicine: Creating Incentives for Pharmaceutical Research on Neglected Diseases.”

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