Ms Erika Masser is an Office Administrator in the Inclusive Economic Development (IED) research programme at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC). She has been with the HSRC since 1988. Her expertise includes research support, project administration and support and financial administration. Ms Masser worked at different research programmes at the HSRC including: National Institute for Personnel Research, Environmental Management, Labour Market Analysis, Employment and Economic Policy Research and the Education and Skills Development Programme. Erika holds a High School Matriculation certificate with thirty-two years of working experience. Prior to HSRC she worked at the Commission for Administration and Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs.