Simon Ellis

Simon Ellis

Independent Consultant,

Simon Ellis is an independent consultant working on policy monitoring, especially in Asia and Africa. Since 2015 he has contributed to the development of global indicators for media and the internet, culture and creative industries, and vocational training for UNESCO and the EU. He has supported long-term capacity building of government and NGOs in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Philippines, and Thailand. From 2001-2012 he was a senior section leader for UNESCO Institute for Statistics setting global standards and collecting data across all UNESCO sectors in partnership with EU, OECD, the World Bank and other national or international organisations.