Shereen Hussein KCL

Demographer, King’s College London


Dr Shereen Hussein is a Principal Research Fellow (Chair) at King’s College London. She is a demographer with sound statistical and economic background. Her current research focuses on ageing demographics; welfare policies, long-term care (LTC) and migration. She has led research streams on migrant workers and global care; transnational health and care professional workers; diversity, structure and wage differentials in the social care sector; and several national evaluations of new models of working. Shereen has an international research presence in Europe and Scandinavia, the Middle East, the Russian Federation and New Zealand examining issues around family formation, ageing, multiple roles of women, welfare policies and transnational aged care. She has collaborated with various global organisations including the United Nations, UNFPA, UNICEF, the World Bank, the Population Council and the League of Arab States. Shereen holds a PhD in statistical demography from the London School of Economics and an MSc in medical demography from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

She has been selected as one of the BBC’s Expert Voices

BASED IN: London, UK

LANGUAGES: English, Arabic