Dr. Stephen Lissenburgh
Summary: British economist, social scientist and principal researcher at the U.K.-based think-tank organization Policy Studies Institute who had recently gained a national reputation for his major contributions to British public policy research and became a key figure in policy evaluations for his work in the field on labour market disadvantage when he was head of a large research group from 1997 to 1998 and again from 2002 to 2005.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: April 30, 1964
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka