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Margaret Irving

Education Specialist, Global Partnership for Education
Margaret Irving GPE Secretariat

Margaret Irving joined the Education, Policy and Learning team of the GPE Secretariat in August 2015. She currently leads the data and finance thematic area by supporting GPE’s work on sector analysis and planning processes, education financing, and education management information systems (EMIS). Previously, Margaret worked as an analyst in the Financial Institutions Group at UBS Investment Bank in London before undertaking a PhD in Education at Stanford University, where her research explored the dynamics of race, class and social mobility in South Africa. She also holds an MPhil in Economics from Oxford, and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Cape Town.