Jamie Hitchen

Jamie Hitchen is an indepedent researcher. Previously he was the co-director of AREA Consulting. He also worked as a Policy Researcher at the Africa Research Institute (ARI).

He holds an MA (Hons) in History from the University of Edinburgh, and an MSc in African Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.

Jamie works on issues of political development with a keen interest in understanding the interplay between informal and formal dynamics. His recent worked has focused on politics in Uganda and on governance issues in Sierra Leone, Ghana and Nigeria.

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Independent researcher