Richard Duncombe completed a Masters in Economics and Innovation at the Science Policy Research Unit (University of Sussex) where he also worked as a Research Officer. He got his PhD at the University of Manchester within the Global Development Institute (GDI). Previous to this Richard lived and worked in Africa working in the field of ICT4D (information and communication technologies for development) in Tanzania and Botswana for most of the 1990s before moving to the University of Manchester as a Lecturer in 2000. Richard works at the Centre for Development Informatics (CDI), which is the largest academic group dedicated to ICT4D work in the UK.
Edited by Richard Duncombe