|Ms. Glennie is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr), London, since 2006. During this time, she has served on the Secretariat of ippr’s Commission on National Security in the 21st Century, contributed to a programme of research on migration and development and has led the Institute’s work on political Islam in the Middle East and North Africa. Prior to this she worked at AccountAbility, an international NGO committed to promoting accountability for sustainable development. Alex holds a Masters degree in International Studies and Diplomacy from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and a BA honours degree in International History from the London School of Economics.