Andy Sumner - Research Fellow
Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction
South East Asia.
Andy Sumner is an associate of the VPR team. He is Co-Director of the King's International Development Institute at King's College London, a newly established institute that has a particular focus on the emerging economies.
Prior to King’s, he was a Research Fellow in the VPR team IDS.
Andy is an inter-disciplinary Development Economist with research interests in the fields of global poverty, economic development and inequality with reference to middle-income countries and emerging economies. His primary regional focus is Southeast Asia and Indonesia in particular.
He is a Vice-President of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes and a council member of the Development Studies Association.
In 2011 he was listed in Foreign Policy magazine’s ‘Top 100 Global Thinkers’.
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