Andrew is a Principal Research Fellow and the Director of the Chronic Poverty Advisory Network. Andrew has led the production of four international Chronic Poverty Reports, the latest (2019) on Growth. He currently leads work across ODI on inclusive, sustainable economic transformation. Previously director of the Chronic Poverty Research Centre, he has also worked on several large evaluations of anti-poverty policies and programmes. He has been a director of programmes at ODI and was previously a staff member of Unicef in Sudan as well as a senior lecturer at Birmingham University. His major developing country experiences have been in Ghana, India, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and more recently Rwanda and Zambia.