Owen B.

Vice President

United States


Owen Barder is a vice president at the Center for Global Development, director for Europe and a senior fellow. He is also a visiting professor in practice at the London School of Economics and a specialist adviser to the U.K. House of Commons International Development Committee. He has lived in several countries in Africa, most recently in Ethiopia during 2008-2011. Barder has been an associate at the Institute for Government, a member of the Advisory Group of Twaweza, the Board of Publish What You Fund, and a member of the U.K. Government International Development Sector Transparency Panel. He writes a personal blog at and hosts a development podcast at


  • development
  • international development
  • economic policy
  • public administration
  • facilities / infrastructure
  • ethiopia
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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