Elaine is a researcher at Maastricht University. She holds a PhD in Public Policy from Maastricht University. Elaine's research focuses on understanding the mechanics of migration governance, with a focus on the role of different actors and ideas in shaping migration policy. She has previously worked on developing indicators to measure policy coherence with the World Bank's Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD) alongside OECD, UNDP and Columbia University. Her work regularly involves conducting evaluations of policies, projects and programmes for governments, international organizations and NGOs in a range of different countries.