Ross Jennings

Ross Jennings

Job title: Research Officer


Ross is a Research Officer at OPHI working in the outreach team to support governments, international agencies and others who are developing multidimensional poverty indices (MPIs).

Ross is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of the Witwatersrand, exploring the intersection between poverty and civic engagement. He has worked in the applied social research environment for over 25 years across civil society, the private sector, and the public sector.


DPhil (candidate), University of the Witwatersrand
MA Public and Development Management

Research interests

Policy implications of poverty measurement; poverty profiling, targeting and budget allocation methodology.