Keith Hinchliffe has over 40 years’ experience in education and development, as a university lecturer and professor, a World Bank and UNESCO staff member, and an independent consultant. During his academic career, he published numerous articles on the economics of education in peer reviewed journals and books. His academic positions include two years at Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria and two years as a visiting professorial fellow at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy in India, in addition to 19 years at the University of East Anglia and positions at the London School of Economics and the University of Durham. Following this, he worked for the World Bank for a over decade as a lead economist in the South Asia and Africa regions. More recently, Keith spent three years as a lead policy analyst and Acting Director at the Education For All (EFA) Global Monitoring Report. As an independent consultant, Keith has worked as a lead evaluator, education finance expert, and on aid effectiveness and education development goals. Keith is on the peer review team for Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria (EDOREN), a four year project run by OPM and funded by DFID.