FMR team

Alice Alice Philip, Managing Editor
Alice joined Forced Migration Review in January 2021. Prior to this, she held a number of communications roles within international development, including as editor of a magazine for community development workers. She did her undergraduate studies in Social and Political Science at Cambridge University and has Masters degrees in Development studies from SOAS and Malmo University. She has lived and worked in Russia and Kazakhstan, and has worked with NGO partners across Asia and West Africa. 
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Olivia Berthon, Deputy Editor
Olivia joined Forced Migration Review in March 2022. Before joining FMR, she was a Senior Communications Officer at ODI, and prior to that held strategic policy and communications roles within the NGO and public sector, including at the European Commission, Street Child, the British Red Cross and UNHCR. She holds an MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies from the University of Oxford and an MA in Modern European Languages from the University of Edinburgh.


Maureen Schoenfeld, Promotion and Finance Assistant
Maureen has worked previously for the University of Oxford in the Department of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics, where she managed the Phonetics Lab.  Previously, she has worked in the legal and film industries. Maureen is also a trained theatre actress and writer, and holds a BA in Psychology.


Sharon Ellis, Assistant
Sharon has been working with FMR since 1998, managing the websites and database. Previously Sharon worked in the Bursary of one of the Oxford colleges.