Beth James

Programme Manager

Beth is a Programme Manager at Ridgeway, managing international peace and security projects for UN and EU agencies. Beth’s research covers a variety of topics including the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, the analysis of asylum and irregular migration trends, and the rights of women, girls, and gender minorities.

Beth’s current work focuses primarily on the assessment and development of open source methodologies and tools to support operational and strategic planning.

Beth holds an MSc in Security and Resilience: Science and Technology from Imperial College London and an MMath in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Sheffield.

Areas of expertise and research:

  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis

  • Open source data collection in sparse data landscapes

  • Human rights-based approaches to international peace and security analysis


  • English