Dr Mont is Honorary Senior Research Associate through the Leonard Cheshire Centre in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London. A health economist by training, Dr Mont works on issues of inclusive development, disability and poverty, and social services in developing countries.
Prior to coming to UCL, Dr Mont worked at the World Bank, both in Washington and then in Vietnam on poverty reduction programme and statistical capacity building -- primarily dealing with vulnerable groups -- such as ethnic minorities, people in remote rural areas, and disabled people. He was also the gender focal point for the World Bank office in Hanoi.
Dr Mont has served as the chair of the Analysis Working Group for the United Nation's Washington Group on Disability Statistics. He has published extensively on disability issues in developing countries with much of his work concentrating on -- improving quantitative measures of disability and integrating disability issues into economic development activities in poor and middle income countries.