Anne-Laure Humbert PhD, was a researcher at the European Institute for Gender Equality from 2012, where she worked on the development of the Gender Equality Index and on the research reports monitoring selected critical areas of the Beijing Platform for Action. She joined the Cranfield International Centre for Women Leaders at Cranfield University from July 2015 as a Research Fellow. She initially studied Mathematics and Statistics at the National University of Ireland Maynooth, followed by a Ph.D in Statistics, Gender and Entrepreneurship at Trinity College Dublin.
She has been a Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University London and Visiting Scholar in several European universities. She is a member of the advisory board of the OECD’s Social Institutions and Gender Index, the European Women’s Lobby’s WEstart project on mapping social entrepreneurship in Europe and Council of European Municipalities and Regions’ (CEMR) monitoring the European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life.
She has done extensive work in the area of women and/or gender within the economy and society, with particular attention to work and organisations, entrepreneurship, and the integration of work and life. She is particularly interested in the applications of advanced quantitative methods applied to comparative social and economic analysis.