Team


Professor Isabella Aboderin 

Isabella is Perivoli Chair in Africa Research and Partnerships and Director of PARC. Alongside her work here, Isabella is Professor of Gerontology in Bristol’s School for Policy Studies. Isabella is also an extraordinary professor at North West University, South Africa and Associate Fellow of the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), Nairobi. Among other roles, Isabella serves as regional chair for Africa of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG); as a member of the Global Commission on creating a Roadmap for Healthy Longevity; and as part of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Longevity. She is a trustee on the boards of the United Nations International Institute on Ageing (INIA) and the Population Reference Bureau (PRB).

Dr Susan Jim

Susan is Perivoli Africa Research Centre’s (PARC) Manager and the Worldwide Universities Network’s (WUN) Development Manager at the University of Bristol. Susan is also Chair of the WUN Coordinators Group serving on the WUN's Academic Advisory Group, Global Challenges Steering Groups and Global Africa Group. Susan also serves on the Coordination Committee of the UNFPA's (United Nations Population Fund) new university network, TransformU.

Dr Robert Crowe

Robert is the International Research Partnerships Officer for both Perivoli Africa Research Centre and the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN). Robert has worked in RED since 2013, first with the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research (EBI), then in the Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS).

Mr Elliot James

Elliot is the PARC, and Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Global Research Networks and Partnerships Assistant. He has deepened interests in philosophy, cultural anthropology, astronautics and religious evolution, and plans to complete further study in 2021.