MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Mr. Jonathan Perry

Social policy and intergovernmental specialist. Focus areas include poverty, inequality and employment. Several years experience working on social policy in developing countries, including the ME region.

Masters (including MRes, MBA, MPA), London School of Economics
Current or most recent Employer

Social Affairs Officer

United Nations (Department of Economic and Social Affairs)
Time in Post - 5

Organisation Type: Intergovernmental organisation

Regional Expertise


Disciplinary or professional background

Development Studies, Development (applied), Economics, Political science, Policy/political advocacy (including human rights), Social/Public Policy, Sociology

Contact Info


1 UN Plaza, New York, 10017, USA
Public Profiles

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Inequality ( 9 years )

Poverty or deprivation reduction ( 9 years )

Poverty or deprivation measurement ( 9 years )

Public Policy ( 5 years )

Social protection

Social safety nets ( 9 years )

Labour and employment policies ( 5 years )

Social security systems ( 9 years )

Taxation ( 5 years )

Economic development ( 5 years )

Work relates to groups

Children ( 5 years )

Youth ( 5 years )

Elderly ( 5 years )

Women ( 5 years )

Disabled ( 5 years )

Refugees ( 5 years )

displaced ( 5 years )

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Public Policy

Poverty/deprivation reduction

Poverty/deprivation measurement


Social protection

Social safety nets

Social security systems

Labour and employment polices


Economic development


Academic publications

Academic conferences

Professional or Trade Press

Social Media

Policy Reports

Policy Briefs