Claire Melamed is the Head of the Growth, Poverty and Inequality Programme at ODI. She was previously the Head of Policy at ActionAid UK. She has also worked for Christian Aid, the United Nations in Mozambique, and taught at the University of London and the Open University.
Claire's work focuses on progress towards the current MDGs and on the post-2015 development agenda. She leads a major cross-organsational work programme on how to measure progress in development, and what lessons to learn from successful cases. She also heads ODI's work on the post-2015 agenda, looking at sectoral and cross-cutting issues, tracking the political negotiations, co-leading the 'MY World' survey with UNDP, and working on the 'data revolution'.