Dr Jack Durrell is Head of Communications at United Nations University Centre for Policy Research.
Prior to joining UNU-CPR, he was a Senior Communications Specialist for Scriptoria Sustainable Development Solutions where he managed communications projects and strategies for a range of clients. He previously founded Science for Development (Sci4D), an international non-profit that helps organizations synthesize and promote their knowledge.
Jack brings over 15 years of experience in providing strategic research and communications support to international development organizations, including the Red Cross, the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, and several CGIAR research programmes and centers. He has worked as a journalist and freelance writer and editor covering a wide range of development-related issues, including public health, agriculture, climate change, and migration.
He holds a Doctorate in Geography from Kings College London, in which investigated transnational migration and the migration-development nexus in Mexico and El Salvador.