Laure-Hélène Piron is a Principal of The Policy Practice with over 18 years of experience in international development policy and management with expertise in political economy analysis, political development, rule of law, human rights, conflict and fragility and institutional development. She has worked for the UK Department for International Development as a senior governance adviser and team leader both in London and Afghanistan. She was a Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute. She has a track record in policy and strategy development, as well as in the design, review and evaluation of programmes. She has managed numerous multi-national and multi-disciplinary teams and has undertaken assignments for bilateral and multilateral agencies as well as international NGOs in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.