Lizzy focuses on African political economies - in particular Nigeria's, political systems and elections, and governance and accountability, as well as the international relations of sub-Saharan Africa. She has given briefings in Europe, Africa and the US, including to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee and the European Parliament.
She served as Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons International Development Committee in 2016. She has observed elections with the National Democratic Institute in Nigeria (2015) and Liberia (2017), as well as with the Commonwealth in Nigeria in 2019.
In addition to her research, Lizzy's responsibilities for the Africa Programme include fundraising, project design and delivery, team development and management, external relations management, quality control, and editing and outreach.
|2016 -||Deputy Head, Africa Programme, Chatham House|
|2013-16||Assistant Head and Research Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House|
|2008-13||Programme Manager, Africa Programme, Chatham House|
|2007-08||Programme Coordinator, Africa Programme, Chatham House|
|2006-07||Programme Administrator, Africa Programme, Chatham House|
|2004-05||School of Oriental and African Studies, MSc International Politics|