Emily Harris

Senior Analyst, Centre for Metrics

Senior Analyst, Centre for Metrics

Emily is a Senior Analyst in the Institute’s Centre for Metrics. She most recently worked in the Social Policy Section at the Commonwealth Secretariat. Originally from South Africa, Emily was at the University of Cape Town’s Poverty and Inequality Initiative, where she managed a project developing indicators for youth well-being at the small area level. In this post she played a leading role in constructing an index for multidimensional youth poverty and setting up the Youth Explorer data portal.  She has also worked as a data analyst on two cash transfer studies in India and consulted as a data manager at a private research company. Emily graduated cum laude with a Masters in Development Studies from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.