Claire Melamed

Director of Poverty and Inequality


Claire Melamed heads a department at ODI working on a range of issues on poverty and inequality – including measurement and data, policy analysis and advice, and new research on key issues.  She has worked as an advisor to the UN Secretary-General, a number of governments and UN agencies, foundations, NGOs and others.  Before joining ODI, Claire worked for ActionAid and Christian Aid, taught at the University of London and the Open University, and worked for the United Nations in Mozambique.