Brigitte joined IDS in 2013. She works for the GSDRC on governance, social development, humanitarian response and conflict issues, providing support to DFID, DFAT and EC advisors.
Previously, she worked as a researcher for the Post-War Reconstruction and Development Unit (PRDU) on evaluations for DFID, UNICEF and the Government of Afghanistan related to education, refugee return, disaster preparation and response. She has also researched and published on disability inclusion in conflict and humanitarian response. She has a MA in Post-War Recovery Studies from the University of York and a MA(Hons) in International Relations from the University of St. Andrews.