School of Transnational Governance

Jasmine Burnley


Fellowship period:

1 January 2020 - 30 June 2020

Jasmine Burnley is a development professional with over 15 years’ experience in policy and management of development and humanitarian programmes.

She has held positions in Ghana, India, Brussels, Nepal and Myanmar and led engagement of European NGOs with the OECD on aid effectiveness, and Oxfam’s work with the G8 and G20.

For five years, Jasmine was Director of Policy for Oxfam in Myanmar, where she led work to strengthen civic engagement and contribute to a burgeoning policy landscape. In 2015, Jasmine led Oxfam's work with the Government of Nepal following the 2015 earthquake.

Most recently, Jasmine has worked for UNDP, where she has been the Head of the Secretariat for the Cooperation Partners Group, representing bilaterals, IFIs and UN agencies in Myanmar. Jasmine’s research interests include political economy of reform, transnational governance of development and humanitarian interventions, and mechanisms for deepening transnational actor engagement in conflict affected countries.