Elizabeth Stuart is Executive Director of Digital Pathways at Oxford and previously performed the same role for the Pathways for Prosperity Commission, which was co-chaired by philanthropist Melinda Gates, tech entrepreneur Strive Masiyiwa and Indonesian finance minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati.

Before joining the Blavatnik School of Government, Elizabeth was director of growth, poverty and inequality at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI); director of policy and research for Save the Children UK; and spent seven years in Washington DC running the Oxfam International office.

Elizabeth was formerly a financial journalist for the Guardian newspaper and BBC. She has an undergraduate degree in modern languages, and masters degrees in literature and politics.