More specifically, she focuses on development policies of International Finance Institutions. Current research includes the latest poverty focussed conditionalities of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank: the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers. A further interest is the role of the WTO in the emerging Global Development Architecture.
Heloise holds a PhD from the Department of Politics, University of Southampton, for her thesis on the ‘Global Political Economy of Microcredit and Poverty Reduction'. She received a BSc Econ in International Relations from the Department of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.