Tessa Ogden

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Tessa Ogden is the CEO of CEPR and the Chair of the Management Committee for the PEDL Programme. She (re-)joined CEPR in 2014, becoming CEO in June 2016. At CEPR she is responsible for the management of all CEPR activities, including projects, meetings, external relations, dissemination and publications, and has overall responsibility for CEPR’s research uptake strategy, including social media. She is also the Consortium Administrative Director of the FCDO-funded STEG Programme. Between 1995 and 2002 she was Grants Administration Officer and then Chief Operating Officer of CEPR. She then joined Imperial College Business School as Risk Management Operating Officer, where she was responsible for the co-ordination of the activities of Risk Lab and the Finance Group more generally, including liaison with internal and external stakeholders; project funding; conference organization; liaison with press and corporate funders; developing new MSc Programmes; and developing executive education programmes. She was the key operational driver of the development of VoxDev.org, and continues to have oversight of its operational aspects.