International Development


Our Society

The International Development Society (Interdev) is a student-run society at the London School of Economics and Political Science Student Union, founded in 2012 and officially relaunched in 2018 by a group of passionate students interested in issues of development. We had 180 members in 2018/19 and won a Gold Star award. As of 18 March 2020, we have 305 members.

Our Mission

We aim to foster a deeper and more critical understanding of international development amongst the LSE student body. Through

and other creative social events, we encourage our members to engage with professionals and academics in order to gain inspiration and spur positive change. In 2018/19, we organised 17 events. Partners included the International Monetary Fund, the UN World Food Programme, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Our Members

InterDev is open to both undergraduates and postgraduates from any academic background. We also offer opportunities for LSE alumni to get involved in our work. The energy, ideas and innovation of our members is vital to us and our mission.

Get In Touch!

Check this page, the websiteFacebook (where we publish all our events) and Instagram to keep up to date with our society's activities. Membership includes access to all events, our Facebook group, trips and our weekly newsletter (where we announce all our events).

Get Involved!

Our executive committee meetings are open to all members to the and announed in the newsletter. Subcommittee applications have now closed.

Dear Alumni

We are excited to announce that you can now buy associate membership from InterDev. It is only £3. Get it by logging in as a guest.

Committee 2019/20

President - Nicolas Feil
Vice-President - Octavia Popescu / Nicolina Kalantery
Treasurer - Tianyun Liu
Secretary - Lucrezia Portigliatti
Head of Events - Sebastian Kochan
Head of Conferences - Nicole Trofimov

Head of Research - Johann Power
Head of PR & Marketing - Eunice Choi

(Last updated 18 March 2020)

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