Ngaire Tui Woods CBE (/ /; born 1962/1963) is the founding dean of the Blavatnik School of Government and professor of Global Economic Governance at the University of Oxford. She founded the Global Economic Governance Programme (currently directed by Emily Jones) and is the co-founder (with Robert Keohane) of the Oxford–Princeton Global Leaders Fellowship programme. She was born in New Zealand.
|Born||1962/1963 (age 58–59)|
|Institutions||University College, Oxford|
|Thesis||Ethics and interests in the international political economy: the management of Mexican debt, 1982–1989 (1992)|
Woods attended Rangitoto College in Mairangi Bay, Auckland, where she was head girl in 1980. She then attended the University of Auckland where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and a Bachelor of Laws degree. She studied at Balliol College, Oxford, as a Rhodes Scholar, completing Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in international relations.
From 1990 to 1992, she was a junior research fellow at New College, Oxford, and subsequently taught at the Government Department at Harvard University before taking up her fellowship at University College, Oxford.
Woods was named inaugural Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government in 2011. Her research focuses on global economic governance, the challenges of globalization, global development, and the role of international institutions.
In early 2021, Woods was appointed by the G20 to the High Level Independent Panel (HLIP) on financing the global commons for pandemic preparedness and response, co-chaired by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Lawrence Summers.
- Arup, non-executive member of the board of directors
- Rio Tinto, independent non-executive director
- Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), member of the international advisory panel
- Mo Ibrahim Foundation, member of the board
- Oxonia, member of the academic and policy board
- Ditchley Foundation, member of the board of governors
- Rhodes Trust, member of the board of trustees (since 2009)
- Center for Global Development, member of the advisory group
- Center for International Governance Innovation, member of the board
- Europaeum, member of the board of trustees
- World Economic Forum (WEF), co-chair of the Global Future Council on Technology, Values and Policy
- Trilateral Commission, member of the European Group
In the past, Ngaire Woods has served as an advisor to the IMF board, to the UNDP Human Development Report, and to the Commonwealth Heads of Government. She was a regular presenter of the Analysis Program for BBC Radio 4, and in 1998 presented her own BBC TV series on public policy. She has also served as a member of the IMF European Regional Advisory Group.
- Woods, N. The Globalizers: the IMF, the World Bank, and their Borrowers, Cornell University Press, March 2006; ISBN 0-8014-4424-1
- Woods, N. The Political Economy of Globalization, Macmillan, 2000
- Woods, N. "Exporting Good Governance: Temptations and Challenges in Canada's Aid Program" (with Jennifer Welsh, Laurier University Press, 2007)
- Woods, N. "Making Self-Regulation Effective in Developing Countries" (with Dana Brown, Oxford University Press, 2007)
- Woods, N. (Editor) Explaining International Relations since 1945, Oxford University Press, 1996; ISBN 0-19-874196-0
- Woods, N. (Co-Author) Inequality, Globalization, and World Politics, Oxford University Press, 1999; ISBN 0-19-829567-7
- Mattli, W and Woods, N (Co-Author) The Politics of Global Regulation, Princeton University Press March 2009; ISBN 0-691-13961-X
- "New Year's Honours 2018" (PDF). Gov.uk. Government Digital Service. 29 December 2017. p. 21. Retrieved 29 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Maccoby Berglof, Annie (15 February 2013). "At home: Ngaire Woods". Financial Times.
- Rangitoto College Alumni
- "Professor Ngaire Woods, Dean, Blavatnik School of Government".
- Blavatnik School of Government announcements Archived 7 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine University of Oxford, 6 October 2011
- "Ngaire Woods - Project Syndicate". Project Syndicate. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
- Ministry of Economy and FinanceThe G20 establishes a High Level Independent Panel on financing the Global Commons for Pandemic Preparedness and Response Ministry of Economy and Finance, press release of 27 January 2021.
- Ngaire Woods appointed as Non-Executive Director Arup, press release of 13 January 2011.
- International Advisory Panel Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
- Ngaire Woods Joins AIIB International Advisory Panel Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), press release of 5 April 2017.
- Board Mo Ibrahim Foundation.
- "The Governors". The Ditchley Foundation.
- "Current Trustees". Rhodes House. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
- Membership Trilateral Commission.