Zahra Mansoor is a Postdoctoral Researcher for the Deliver Education Reforms project (DeliverEd) at the Blavatnik School of Government. Her research focuses on policy implementation, public service delivery, civil service reform, and health and education policy.

Previously, Zahra has worked as a governance consultant at the World Bank, working with the Punjab and Sindh governments in Pakistan on technology-based reforms for improving service delivery; and she has trained senior-level bureaucrats and politicians on evidence-based decision-making as the research and training lead at the Center for Economic Research in Pakistan. She has also worked across London, Zambia, Uganda and Mozambique as a hub economist at the International Growth Center and a project lead at the Innovations for Poverty Action. Zahra holds a DPhil in Public Policy from the Blavatnik School of Government and an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics.