Senior Lecturer in African Studies and International Development, Centre of African Studies, The University of Edinburgh
Gerhard Anders is trained in both law, with a focus on international law, and anthropology, especially legal and political anthropology. Gerhard has conducted extensive field research in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Malawi. His research focuses on globally circulating ideas about development, good governance, international criminal justice, and the rule of law. He is the author of In the Shadow of Good Governance: An Ethnography of Civil Service Reform in Africa (Brill 2010) and the co-editor of Corruption and the Secret of Law: A Legal Anthropological Perspective (Ashgate 2007) and Transition and Justice: Negotiating the Terms of New Beginnings in Africa (Wiley-Blackwell 2014).
Matthew T. Page is an associate fellow for Chatham House’s Africa Programme. He provides in-depth analysis on security, governance, and socioeconomic issues in Nigeria. Matthew is a non-resident fellow with the Centre for Democracy and Development in Abuja and travels frequently to Nigeria to speak, conduct research, and engage with government officials and civil society. Prior to joining the Africa Programme, Page was the U.S. intelligence community’s top Nigeria expert, serving with the Department of State’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Defense Intelligence Agency and Marine Corps Intelligence. He also served as Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Africa on the National Intelligence Council.