Project Manager, Roma Integration, Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Unit
Andrey Ivanov is a social scientist with expertise in human development, social inclusion monitoring, vulnerability analysis and Roma inclusion.
Prior to joining FRA in 2013, he worked at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as human development advisor coordinating its human development portfolio and Roma research. Between 2005 and 2012 he was also Director of the Summer Course on Sustainable Human Development at the Central European University and between 2009 and 2011 visiting professor at Sciences Po, Paris. In the 1990s he worked as consultant in the field of local development and microfinance for Roma communities.
He has an MSc in Political Economy from the Central School of Commerce, Warsaw, and a PhD in Modern History from Institute of International Economics and Political Studies, Moscow. He is the lead author of six national and regional UNDP human development reports and the author of books and academic articles addressing various aspects of the political economy of post-socialist transformation, vulnerable groups and Roma inclusion.