Ashleigh Morrell


Associate Director of Policy, J-PAL Africa

Ashleigh Gillwald Morrell is Associate Director of Policy at J-PAL Africa. She leads J-PAL Africa’s policy team in building partnerships with governments, donors, and civil society organizations and identifying opportunities to promote the use of evidence in decision-making and scale-ups of successful interventions. Ashleigh’s work at J-PAL has primarily centred on the dissemination and scaling-up of Teaching at the Right Level in Africa.

Prior to working at J-PAL, Ashleigh worked as an Economic Analyst at London Economics and as a Data Analyst at Research ICT Africa. Ashleigh is a recipient of the UK and Commonwealth Office Chevening scholarship for Future Leaders and holds an MSc in economics from the London School of Economics.