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 Bloomsbury 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
Mr. Keith Harrison, Secretary & Clerk to the Governors, Birkbeck
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.