RISE is a collaborative enterprise with a global team of people drawn from many different organisations, sectors, and regions. The detailed research and data collection in the RISE focus countries is undertaken by our Country Research Teams (CRTs). The RISE Intellectual Leadership Team (ILT) provides expertise in various aspects of education systems, development, measurement, and analysis to deliver thought leadership, research advice, and scholarly assessment of RISE research activities and outputs. The RISE Directorate, with team members from Oxford Policy Management and the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, lead, manage, and synthesise the research.
The Intellectual Leadership Team (ILT) is comprised of world-renowned scholars providing research advice and oversight. Click the box and scroll down to see a list of Intellectual Leadership Team members.
The Directorate leads, manages, and implements the research programme. Click the box and scroll down to see a list of Directorate team members.
Intellectual Leadership Team/RISE Directorate
Lant Pritchett is the RISE Research Director at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. Previously, he was a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development and Professor of the Practice of International Development at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Intellectual Leadership Team
Karen Mundy is Professor of International and Comparative Education at the University of Toronto (cross-appointed to the Munk School of Global and Public Affairs). She is a leading expert on education in the developing world and was previously Chief Technical Officer at the Global Partnership for Education.
Indonesia Country Research Team
Sudarno is the team leader for the Indonesia CRT and is an economist and former Director of SMERU. He is currently a policy adviser for the National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction (TNP2K), Office of the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia and a Visiting Fellow at the Southeast Asia Forum (SEAF) at Stanford University. He is also a former head of the Statistic Society Forum in Indonesia.
Lee Crawfurd was a research associate with RISE based at the Center for Global Development. He provided research assistance to…
Diwakar Kishore is a consultant for the RISE Programme and Master of Public Policy graduate from the Blavatnik School of…
Nicola is a consultant with OPM, with a focus of work in the Education Portfolio. She was previously the RISE Country…