Jeremy Holland

What Jeremy does with G@WJeremy Holland

Jeremy is an Associate at Gender at Work, and has been involved in participatory and combined methods policy research, monitoring and evaluation and impact assessment in support of institutional change for gender equality.  He has worked on Gender at Work global assignments and conducted country level work in Ghana, India and Ukraine.  

Year he joined Gender at Work


…and why

In Jeremy's own words: "I joined because of the fantastic group of colleagues and because of G@W’s unique mix of analytical policy work and on-the-ground social change work with organisations."

Where else he has worked  

Jeremy was previously a lecturer and researcher at the Center for Development Studies, University of Wales. He also worked at the consulting company Oxford Policy Management, where he established a social development team.

Other work on gender and institutional change

Jeremy has supported gender equality and women’s empowerment during twenty years of research and advisory work. He is currently a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex and works on consultancy and applied research with IDS and with a number of organisations in the UK. His work has included leading the World Bank’s analytical work on measuring empowerment and providing ongoing support to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning framework for the DFID/Nike Foundation global Girl Hub programme. 

Recent Writing

  • Who Counts? The Power of Participatory Statistics  
    (Rugby: Practical Action Publishing, Holland J (ed), 2013.)
  • Monitoring and evaluating empowerment processes
    (Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation and OECD, Berne, SDC, Holland J and L Ruedin, 2012.)
  • Measuring Gender Equality in Organisational Learning: A background paper
    (Toronto, Gender at Work, May Holland J and H Sheppard, 2011)