Saalim is an interdisciplinary researcher with a background in teaching and organisational development. He also holds an MSc in Development Studies from SOAS, University of London and has conducted research and education programming in Southern Africa. His development interests lie in: aid, education, political economy analysis, social justice and governance. Saalim has previously worked in the UK as a languages teacher and is fluent in French. Saalim’s current role focuses on research and engagement within the EdTech Hub, working to increase the use of evidence to inform decision-making in education technology.