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Dr Duncan Green

Senior Strategic Adviser Oxfam GB & Professor In International Development LSE


Duncan is Senior Strategic Adviser at Oxfam GB and author of How Change Happens (OUP, 2016) and From Poverty to Power: How Active Citizens and Effective States can Change the World (Oxfam, 2012). He also authors the From Poverty to Power blog.

Duncan was previously a Visiting Fellow at Notre Dame University, a Senior Policy Adviser on trade and development at DFID (UK Department for International Development) and a Policy Analyst on trade and globalisation at CAFOD (Catholic Agency for Overseas Development), and Head of Research and Engagement at the Just Pensions project on socially responsible investment.

He is also currently Professor in International Development at LSE and a visiting fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex.

Duncan is the author of several books on Latin America including Silent Revolution: The Rise and Crisis of Market Economics in Latin America, Faces of Latin America and Hidden Lives: Voices of Children in Latin America and the Caribbean.