Myriam Chilvers

Research Fellow

I’m a Political scientist specialised in local democratic governance, human rights and citizen participation. My interests lie in developing timely research and tools that support civil servants and politicians to practically understand and address complex problems democratically.

Academic qualifications

  • Joint European Master in Humanitarian Action (MA), University Catholique de Louvain/University of Groningen, 2012-2013
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics (BA), McGill University, Canada, 2007-2010

Previous positions

  • Program officer and then Operations Development Manager, Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy
  • Consultant, GIZ (German development agency)


  • French – native
  • English – native
  • Swedish – fluent