Emma Malcolm joined UNRISD in May 2012 to assist Research Coordinator, Ilcheong Il and Research Analyst, Olive Cocoman on the ‘Making International Development Cooperation Effective’ Project.
Emma is currently undertaking a Masters degree in Development Studies at York University in Toronto, Canada. Her thesis will explore the expectations and engagement strategies of ‘oil communities’ for industry-led community development in Ghana. Her current research interests include: corporate-community engagement, CSR and development, business-society relations and issues around extractive industries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Prior to joining UNRISD, Emma worked in varying positions with Friends of the Earth International, Ghana, Making Africa Work, Kenya, and Health Development Initiatives, Rwanda.