Benjamin Harkins Profile

Benjamin Harkins is the Technical Officer (Research and M&E) for the Tripartite Action to Enhance the Contribution of Labour Migration to Growth and Development in ASEAN (TRIANGLE II project). In this role, his work has focused on enhancing the evidence base for labour migration governance within the region, building the capacity of governments and social partners on results-based management and increasing the rigour of the project’s monitoring and evaluation system.

Prior to joining the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, he worked for four years within Southeast Asia on a broad range of migration issues, including as Independent Evaluator for the International Organization for Migration, Senior Researcher for the Asian Research Center for Migration, Migration Programme Advisor for the Mekong Institute and Coordination Officer for Première Urgence Internationale.

He holds a BA in Cultural Studies from the New College of California and a MA in International Development Studies from Chulalongkorn University.

Working language: English.