Development environment

Policy and Research

Chloe Sydney

Junior Fellow

Chloe is a Junior Fellow at IDMC, and a PhD candidate at Leiden University. Her PhD research, closely associated to IDMC’s Thematic Series on the relationship between internal displacement and cross-border movements, focuses on the circumstances under which refugees voluntarily return to their countries of origin. She has a strong background in development research, having worked as both an Analyst and Research Officer for Forcier Consulting in Egypt, Sudan, and South Sudan. In addition, she has also worked as a Reports Officer for UNICEF South Sudan, and previously as an intern for UNICEF Haiti.

Chloe holds a MSc in International Migration and Public Policy from the London School of Economics, and BSc in International Politics and the Third World. She speaks fluent English, French, and Spanish.