Owen Barder is vice president of the Center for Global Development (CGD). 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. Barder was a British civil servant from 1988 to 2010, during which time he worked as private secretary (economic affairs) to the prime minister.
Euan Ritchie supports the work of Owen Barder in the CGD Europe office. Previously, Euan worked as an economist in the National Bureau of Statistics in Nigeria (NBS) and, prior to that, as an assistant economist at the Office for National Statistics.