Jaime Echavarri Valdez


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Jaime is a Research Associate working as the project manager on the ESRC Digital Development Network with Prof Dorothea Kleine.

Before joining SIID, Jaime Echávarri collaborated with the University of Manchester where he is also a research fellow. His research interests are the intersections between Development Studies, technology and education. Jaime’s previous research explored the teachers’ role within ICT curricula and their context-based acquisition of ICT capabilities. More recently he has been working in Digital Governance and its impact for development. He is also co-investigator in the ‘School Accountability and Education Reform’ project at the National University (UNAM) in Mexico.

Jaime obtained his PhD in in Development Policy and Management at the University of Manchester and prior to that he was part of the Tec the Monterrey faculty at the Government School (EGAP) where he also served as MPA/MPP program director. Jaime has also worked within the IT industry in Latin America for companies like Symantec.