Dr Pallavi Roy is a Reader (Associate Professor) in International Economics at SOAS. She 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 Research Director. Her country focus for ACE is Nigeria.