Heather Bell


Heather Bell

Infobox Person
name = Heather Bell
birth_date = 1972
birth_place = Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
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education = B.A. from Harvard and D.Phil. from Oxford
occupation = Director of International Strategy, University of Oxford
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Dr Heather Bell is the Director of International Strategy at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Merton College. Before taking up that post she worked at McKinsey & Company 1998-2007 in their Toronto and London offices, becoming a partner in 2006.

Dr Bell was brought up in Montreal, Canada, and studied for three years at Harvard University graduating summa cum laude in History and Science at the age of 20. She was a Commonwealth Scholar at the University of Oxford where she studied for her doctorate under the supervision of Professor Megan Vaughan, FBA. She was a member of Nuffield College. She was a Rhodes Research Fellow at St Hilda's College 1996-1997 while converting her D.Phil. thesis into "Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899-1940," Oxford University Press, 1999.


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