Fragkiska Megaloudi holds a PhD in Anthropology from the EHESS, in Paris and is a former lecturer at the University of Western Australia. For almost two years (June 2012-March 2014) she lived in Pyongyang and she has published several analysis and reports on the humanitarian situation and daily life in North Korea. She has worked for the United Nations OCHA Philippines as Reports officer and for IRIN news in Bangkok reporting on humanitarian issues out of Asia. She has also lived in Jordan and Uganda where she worked for international aid organizations. She has conducted humanitarian and development analysis for a range of international media, including Al Jazeera, the Spiegel, the Guardian Development Network, and her work has appeared in several academic publications (such as the Feinstein International Center of Tufts University). She is a regular contributor at DEVEX-the media platform for global development.