Title / Position: Director of Strategic Research
Jamal has been involved in policy research and design for ten years. He currently heads our directorate of strategic research focusing on governance and service delivery; industrialization, employment and enterprise development. He has publications in the fields of public service reforms, industrial and trade policies. He is currently working on the nexus between political settlements and policy delivery in fiscally constrained settings; corrupt business-government relationships and strategies for supporting the emergence of new firms through ‘primitive accumulation’; and a review of trade competitiveness and diversification policies and practices in Tanzania. Jamal maintains an active interest in comparative historical analyses, new institutionalism, and applied social policy. He holds a PhD in Social Policy from the University of Bristol, England.