Want to work in #globaldev? Go local and learn how to communicate

As the global development industry evolves, what positions may be more in demand in the future, and what skills should aspiring development practitioners learn now to secure a job? We asked two think-tank representatives from the global north and global south.

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  • Richard Jones

    In his role as Editorial Director Richard oversees content for digital series, reports and events, leading a talented team of writers and editors, conducting high-level video interviews and moderating panels at events. Previously partnerships editor and an associate editor at Devex, Richard brings to bear 15 years of experience as an editor in institutional communications, public affairs and international development. Based in Barcelona, his development experience includes stints in the Dominican Republic, Argentina and Ecuador, as well as extensive work travel in Africa and Asia.