Ella Desmedt (Ph.D.)
Ella Desmedt holds a Ph.D in Educational Sciences (Ghent University, 2004) and Master in Public Management and Policy. Her career took her through educational research on education policy, to the study of government management and policy in general.
She has been a senior consultant with IDEA since September 2016. She previously worked for six years as an auditor at the Rekenhof, where she assessed specific policies and/or the overall functioning of government institutions in the context of performance audits. Before that, she was counsellor of the Flemish Education Ministers Vandenbroucke and Smet and project leader in the field of education and employment of the HIVA (KULeuven).