Griffith-Jones, Stephany

Prof. Dr. Stephany Griffith-Jones

Research programme
Transformation of Economic and Social Systems

Associate Researcher


Work areas

  • Financial Sector Development
  • International Financial Markets


2008 - 2009Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University
Executive Director
2000 - 2007Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
Professorial Fellow
1977 - 2000Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
Researcher, then Senior Researcher
02/2005 - 07/2005UNDESA
Senior Official working on  Financing for Development Report (WESS 2005) for Heads of State
09/2005  11/2005UNDESA
leading work on GDP-linked bonds
2000Commonwealth Secretariat
Head of International Finance
1994UN CEPAL, Santiago, Chile
Senior Consultant on Development Finance
1981   Cambridge University
1970-72Central Bank of Chile
Head of the Department of Credit for the Public Sector
1970-72Banco O’Higgins, Chile
Member of the Board of Directors
1971University of Chile


  • Distinguished Czech Woman of the World Award (2006). Granted by Charles University and Czech government.
  • ALIDE prize for best essay on Latin America's international finance, resulting from the IX Competition called by the Association of Latin American Financial Institutions. (1983)


Financing Global Development: The BRICS New Development Bank
Griffith-Jones, Stephany (2015)
Briefing Paper 13/2015


A financial sector to support development in low income countries
Griffith-Jones, Stephany / Ewa Karwowski / Florence Dafe (2014)
London: Overseas Development Institute (ODI Report November 2014)