Ellie joined Social Finance in 2012. She focuses on the application of Social Impact Bonds to the area of International Development and has developed outcomes based structures to address a range of development issues such as Human African Trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) in Uganda, employment in the West Bank and HIV prevention in South Africa.
Prior to working at Social Finance, Ellie worked at the British Council on their International Education projects, and with Transparency International on developing their anti-corruption reporting methodologies. She is also a trustee of a charity focused on supporting education in Liberia. Ellie holds a degree in Chemistry from Oriel College, Oxford and an MSc in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.