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Since its establishment, LIDC activities have been overseen by senior management from the Colleges.

LIDC's work is overseen by a committee of the Heads of our Member Colleges.

LIDC Management Group

The Management Group provides regular oversight of LIDC management and administration, academic developments, finance and other activities, including implementation of the strategy.

Prof. Richard Black, Pro Director, Research and Enterprise, School of Oriental and African Studies



Prof. Jonathan Elliot, Vice Principal, Research and Innivation, Royal Veterinary College




Prof. Dame Anne Mills, Vice Director & Professor of Health Economics and Policy, London School Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (Chair)



Prof. Alison Fuller Pro-Director: Research and Development, Institute of Education




LIDC Strategy Group

The Strategy Group, in existence since LIDC’s earliest days, advises on LIDC’s work programme. Strategy Group members represent and promote LIDC in their Colleges and advise the LIDC Director on their College’s interests in cross-College programmes, as well as help with the development of these programmes.

Dr. Doug Bourn, Director of Development Education Research Centre, IOE



Prof. Alfredo Saad Filho, Professor of Political Economy, SOAS




Dr. Jasmine Gideon, Lecturer in Development Studies, Birkbeck



Dr. Liam Good, Senior Lecturer in Pathology & Infectious Diseases, RVC



Prof. Kara Hanson, Head of GHD and Professor of Health System Economics, LSHTM



Dr. Jo Lines, Reader in Malaria Control & Vector Biology, LSHTM



Prof. Dirk Pfeiffer, Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology, RVC




Prof. Bhavani Shankar, Professor of International Agriculture, Food and Health, SOAS



Dr. Ayona Silva Fletcher, Course Director for the MSc Vet Ed Course & Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Education, RVC



Prof. Elaine Unterhalter, Professor of Education and International Development, IOE


The Director of LIDC provides day-to-day leadership and strategic direction at LIDC. He is assisted by the LIDC team of four, each responsible for a different area of operations: research, communications, administration, facilities and finance.