Brian Lucas, Manager
Brian is a project manager specialising in knowledge management and information technology solutions for international development and environmental issues. He has experience as a manager, communicator, and educator in the public, private, and NGO sectors. Brian has led the Governance and Social Development Resource Centre (GSDRC) since 2005. Previous posts include managing the information services unit at GRID-Arendal , a United Nations Environment Programme collaborating centre; knowledge manager for the Learning Network on Capacity Development; lecturer in development management at the University of Agder; Director and manager at the Global Change Game environment and development education NGO; and Director and Vice-president Publishing, Internet Solutions, Inc., an Internet service provider and web site publishing company. He holds a MSc in Management of Non-Governmental Organisations from London School of Economics.
GSDRC’s researchers synthesise the latest evidence and expert thinking on governance, social development, humanitarian and conflict issues to inform policy and practice. They produce Topic Guides, Literature Reviews, Conflict Analyses and rapid-response Helpdesk Research Reports for a range of agencies, and undertake consultancy projects.