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Richard Jones


Richard oversees editorial content for campaigns and media partnerships at Devex, the media platform for the global development community. Previously an associate editor, he covered the full spectrum of development aid in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, supervising a team of correspondents and writers, penning articles and conducting high-level video interviews at events across the EMEA region.

Richard has moderated a number of high-level panel sessions, notably at the European Parliament in Brussels and World Health Assembly week in Geneva, as well as hosting a series of popular Devex webinars. He brings to bear 12 years of experience as an editor in institutional communications, public affairs and global development. 

After studies at the University of Oxford and the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Richard undertook a period of in-service training at the European Commission in Brussels. He was then based for three years in the Dominican Republic and Argentina, undertaking editorial projects on behalf of a number of European communication agencies, industry associations and a UN research institute. Richard subsequently took up a position in Ecuador as Regional Communications Officer for SNV – The Netherlands Development Organization, before returning to Europe.

Twitter: @richard_devex

Conference sessions

Influence Session
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Listen to experts pitch ideas about how we should respond to the triggering of Article 50 in relation to the international development sector.



Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:00 to 15:00

A panel-led debate about whether the current EU approach to development is fit for purpose, or if the UK could deliver better on its own.



Tue, 03/01/2016 - 14:30 to 16:00