Position: Research Director
Institution: Southern African Social Policy Research Institute

Gemma Wright is Research Director of Southern African Social Policy Research Insights (a UK not-for-profit organisation) and the Southern African Social Policy Resarch Institute (a South African not-for-profit organisation). She is also a Professor Extraordinarius at the Archie Mafeje Research Institute at the University of South Africa (UNISA); and a Research Associate at the Institute of Social and Economic Research at Rhodes University (RSA). Her research interests include the definition and measurement of poverty, child poverty, small area level analysis of deprivation, and social security policy including tax and benefit microsimulation.