Ella Spencer

Impact and Learning Director at International Growth Centre

Ella is the IGC’s Impact and Learning Director. Prior to joining the IGC she worked as an independent development consultant, specialising in research on sustainable livelihoods in the fragile-state context. She has conducted a number of evaluations in South Sudan, including on behalf of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) on their gender-based violence programming and for the World Bank looking at skills development and training opportunities. Alongside this work, Ella founded and now runs GCSE Success, a charitable organisation focused on reducing educational inequalities in the UK. Ella has over four years of private sector experience, working as an actuary in the insurance sector for a number multinational companies. She holds an MPA in Public and Economic Policy from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and English Literature from the University of Manchester.


  • Impact and Learning Director

    Current role

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