Betsie Lewis is a Research Analyst at Itad. She works on conflict, peace and security and supports consultants with research, analysis and the coordination of data collection in the field.
Betsie also works together with the pool of Research Analysts across Itad. Their most recent project involved pulling together data on methods and approaches used across the company.
Betsie holds a BA in French and Arabic. During her undergraduate years, she completed an internship in Morocco raising environmental awareness through community projects. She then moved to Jordan for six months to study full time and volunteer with refugees.
Betsie obtained her MSc in International Development: Poverty, Conflict and Reconstruction at Manchester University. Her research focussed on island communities and migration in the Indian Ocean, and the growing insecurity and social conflict in the region. While studying, she volunteered as a researcher and caseworker for community groups supporting refugees and asylum seekers.