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At the British Council Jo has engaged with policy makers across the world. Previous roles include Professor of Development Studies and Director of the Development Studies Institute at LSE, and Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Town. She specialises in urban policy and local governance: research has taken her to Africa, Asia and Latin America.
She is a Visiting Professor at LSE, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Open University.