Wolf Ellis


Previously Evidence for Development’s Research Officer, Wolf is continuing to work for EfD as an associate while studying for a PhD at King’s College London. His PhD research looks at livelihoods and food security in the UK.

Wolf has spent long periods of time working in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Malawi and Uganda, carrying out in-depth poverty, food security and livelihoods research with EfD’s NGO, university and UN agency partners in rural and urban areas and in refugee camps.

His work for EfD has included the collection and analysis of household and focus group data, the development of research methods, software and materials, conducting training and capacity-building activities with partner organisation staff and associates, managing field research teams, and organisational strategy and planning.

Wolf also teaches as part of EfD’s masters unit with the Department of Geography at King’s College London, and has taught on other modules including field trips to India.

Wolf joined Evidence for Development after researching livelihoods and economic policy, developing advocacy campaigns and working on knowledge-sharing programmes at VSO.

Wolf has a BSc in Politics from the University of Bristol and an MSc in International Public Policy from University College London.