Dr Roy brings multi-sector experience to issues of rent-seeking, economic development and political economy research. A former financial journalist in India covering politics, infrastructure and metallic commodities for ten years, she jointly led an international research project on multilateralism and the UN with Professor Thomas G Weiss of the University of New York and oversaw 11 research projects.

Dr Roy is joint Research Director with Antonio Andreoni for ACE. Her country focus for ACE is Nigeria.