Hervé is the founder and co-director of Samuel Hall. Since 2009, he has led the resilience unit at Samuel Hall, focusing on both micro-economic research centred on multi-dimensional analyses of wellbeing and understanding of vulnerabilities, with a focus on men, women and youth; and on macro-economic research feeding into National Labour Policies and Social Protection Policies for governments. Hervé has over twelve years of international research experience in Africa (East, West and South) and Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Tajikistan) for a range of donors, UN agencies, international organisations, and businesses. He holds an MBA from Cornell University, three Masters degrees in Economics, Literature, and Philosophy from Université Sorbonne Paris IV. Hervé is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Lyon.
Hervé’s responsibilities within MIGNEX include policy review in Afghanistan and comparison and assessment of approaches to managing transit migration.