Ms Anna Matevosyan

Specialist Degree in Area Studies (Yerevan State Linguistic University), Master of Public Management (University of Potsdam), Postgraduate Certificate of Achievement in Rural Development (SOAS, University of London)

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy


Anna is a development practitioner and researcher. The geographical scope of her specialisation covers parts of the South Caucasus, South Asia, and Eastern Europe. Topical interests and practice in the international development space consist of local governance, environmental protection, housing finance and residential energy, land management, agriculture and rural development. 

Research | Current

Anna's current research focuses on decentralised conservation in Taiwan, drawing on case studies. Its objective is to improve the understanding of factors affecting devolved natural resource governance, as well as linkages between overlapping interagency arrangements, local government responsiveness and conservation outcomes.


Postgraduate supervision

Professor Andreas Neef is the main supervisor of the current doctoral project, Dr Jesse Hession Grayman is the co-supervisor, and Associate Professor Dau-Jye Lu (National Taiwan University) acts as the Advisor. 


Taiwan Foundation for Democracy Dissertation Fellowship

Areas of expertise

  • Project/programme coordination
  • Project/programme development
  • Institutional analysis
  • Market research
  • Communication, advocacy, and marketing
  • Business development
  • Procurement management
  • Translation and editing, interpretation
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Training assessments

Committees/Professional groups/Services

The International Association for Society and Natural Resources

The International Association for the Study of the Commons