Dr Peter Burr

Programme Manager

Dr Peter Burr is Programmes Manager for the Oxford Martin School Programmes on the Future of Work, Technological and Economic Change, and Future of Development with over 10 years’ experience supporting the design, delivery, and management of research programmes globally.

Prior to joining the Oxford Martin School, Peter led the Water Portfolio at Oxford Policy Management (OPM). At OPM, his consultancy work has spanned a diverse range of technical areas across water, sanitation, water security, climate, and health programmes in low-and-middle income countries - although his primary technical focus is on issues of sector performance, efficiency and financing within the water and sanitation sectors. In addition, from 2019 to 2021 Peter was Project Director for a multi-million-dollar UNICEF framework agreement related to public financing for social sectors. Within these roles Peter brings transferable analytical reasoning and research capabilities as well as programme and client management know-how.

Peter holds a PhD in WASH economics from Cranfield University, an MSc in Water, Science and Governance from Cranfield University, and a BA in International Relations and Political Science from the University of Birmingham.