Dr Jamie M. Lachman is a research associate at the Centre for Evidence Based Intervention at the University of Oxford. He is also a member of the Parenting for Lifelong Health Steering Committee, an initiative led by UNICEF and the World Health Organization. His work focuses on developing, testing, and scaling up parenting programmes to reduce violence against children and improve child wellbeing in low- and middle-income countries. Lachman is also the executive director and founder of Clowns Without Borders South Africa.
Lachman's research interests include child maltreatment, parenting programmes, cultural adaptation, prevention science, implementation science, and the Multiphase Optimisation Strategy for optimising bio-behavioural interventions based on effectiveness, efficiency, economy, and scalability.