Board

Our Board provides strategic guidance and governance oversight. All our non-executive directors have extensive international development experience. A staff representative also sits on our Board.

Philippe Naert

Philippe has been Dean or Managing Director of a number of business schools and other management education and research institutions.

Chairman Full biography Simon Hunt

Simon Hunt was appointed Managing Director of OPM in early 2009 following his role as Director of the Social Policy Programme. He has 35+ years' experience as a development economist, including 10 years spent at the University of Oxford.

Managing Director Full biography Michael Aaronson

Mike Aaronson has extensive organisational leadership experience in public and international affairs in both executive and non-executive roles.

Non-executive Director Full biography Kevin Carr

Kevin Carr is Finance Director for OPM, bringing 20 years’ experience of contracting and consultancy businesses. He has worked in both blue chip organisations and smaller AIM listed companies, and has significant experience of business partnering and financial control with strong interpersonal skills.

Finance Director Full biography Carolyn Miller

Carolyn has more than 30 years of experience of leadership and management in international development, both in the field and at global level. This has involved significant engagement in global health, humanitarian response and ways of working in fragile states.

Non-Executive Director Full biography Christopher Adam

Christopher Adam is Professor of Development Economics for the Department of International Development, University of Oxford. He has spent the last 20 years as an academic economist working principally on the macroeconomics and public finance of low-income economies.

Non-Executive Director Full biography Ian MacAuslan

Ian MacAuslan leads the OPM global education portfolio, based in New Delhi and working across Central Asia, South Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa.

Portfolio Leader, Education Full biography Anna da Silva

Anna da Silva’s career has spanned Journalism, Media, and International Development for organisations including the BBC, the Economist, Médecins Sans Frontières and the UN.

Non-Executive Director Full biography

Board

Our Board provides strategic guidance and governance oversight. All our non-executive directors have extensive international development experience. A staff representative also sits on our Board.
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