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International Development at OU

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Anna Childs
Anna is a skilled communicator, who has over fifteen years’ experience in using technology to support learning around the world. She has designed and delivered teaching and training online, face-to-face and in blended programmes, focusing on technology and management...
Dinar Kale - Lecturer in International Development and Innovation
Dinar’s expertise lies in the Indian healthcare industry, specifically Indian pharmaceutical and medical device industries. He has extensive knowledge and first-hand experience of the healthcare challenges faced by developing countries. Over the years he has developed a...
Dr Helen Yanacopulos, Senior Lecturer of International Politics and Development
Helen’s areas of expertise include international NGOs, social movements and civil society networks, public engagement and media in development, as well as post-conflict development.  Helen has been a consultant for the UN Development Programme, The Commonwealth Foundation,...
Fola Komolafe
Fola has over 20 years of experience in the commercial sector managing large scale, complex projects, including multimillion international development projects addressing HIV, sustainable farming, climate change and access to higher education. As Project Director for the...
Professor Giles Mohan, The Open University
Giles’s areas of expertise include the role of China in Africa, the developmental potential of the African diaspora and participatory development and citizenship. Along with being a handling editor of the Review of African Political Economy, Giles has also been a member of...
Raphie Kaplinsky, Professor of International Development at Development Policy a
Before becoming Professor of International Development at The Open University, Raphael spent 36 years at Sussex University. Over the decades he has worked on industrial, technology and innovation policy, advising UN agencies, the World Bank, and governments in Africa, Asia...
Theo Papaioannou - Senior Lecturer in Innovation and Politics of Development
Theo’s areas of expertise include innovation and global justice, science, technology, equality and politics of development (especially neo-liberalism), governance of new life sciences; regional/national innovation systems and intellectual property rights. He has been a...