Home > Asia Research Centre > People > Biographies > Dr Roger Montgomery
How to contact us

Dr Roger Montgomery


Dr Roger Montgomery

Roger M small_100x113

Dr Roger Montgomery was a Visiting Senior Fellow at the LSE Asia Research Centre.

Dr Montgomery has professional graduate experience since 1964 in Asia, Africa and Europe. He has designed whole or parts of poverty reduction rural/upland projects in Indonesia, Lao PDR, Bangladesh, Viet Nam and Sri Lanka. He has evaluated projects in Tunisia, Armenia and Moldova. Dr Montgomery has undertaken analysis of institutional performance, economics, the design and conduct of surveys, economic research into policy issues, and review of pricing, tax and monopoly policies, agribusiness and macro-economic evaluation of project funding.

Before coming to the London School of Economics he was Senior Economist with Hunting Technical Services Ltd. of Hertfordshire and has worked frequently as a consultant to multi-lateral donors – including the World Bank and Asian Development Bank – and to bilateral donors – including the Netherlands (DGIS), Australia (AusAID), United Kingdom (DFID), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), USAID and the US-based Ford Foundation.

Research Interests

  • Rural/upland poverty reduction in Indonesia, Philippines, Lao PDR, Bangladesh, Viet Nam and Sri Lanka especially working with natural resource, rural and agricultural projects
  • Indonesian economy
  • Agro-forestry and social-forestry
  • Regional development

Selected Publications