Staff

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Our Staff

Our staff are organized into three verticals: Research, Education, and Training; Policy and Communications; and Finance and Operations. They support J-PAL's work at our global office at MIT and six regional offices around the world.

Naa Adjorkor Adjei

Senior Finance Manager, J-PAL Africa

Abhijit Banerjee

Director, J-PAL

Scientific Director, J-PAL Africa

Member, Executive Committee

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Emily Cupito

Associate Director of Policy, J-PAL Africa

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Aimee Hare

Research Associate, J-PAL Africa

Nilmini Herath

Research Manager, J-PAL Africa

Penelope Mwila Kandutu

Policy Associate, J-PAL Africa

Wim Louw

Senior Research Associate, J-PAL Africa

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Ntombi Mbasa

Administrative Associate, J-PAL Africa

Kathryn McDermott

Research Associate, J-PAL Africa

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Ashleigh Morrell

Senior Policy Manager, J-PAL Africa

Goodwill Mpofu

Project Associate, J-PAL Africa

Linda Ngcobo

Administrative Associate, J-PAL Africa

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Laura Poswell

Executive Director, J-PAL Africa

Ben Simuyandi

Policy Manager, J-PAL Africa

Tavneet Suri

Scientific Director, J-PAL Africa

Co-Chair, J-PAL's Agriculture sector

Kim Tichmann

Policy Associate, J-PAL Africa