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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

Bruno Crépon

Co-Chair, J-PAL's Labor Markets sector

Co-Chair, MENA Initiative


Emily Cupito

Project Director, J-PAL Africa

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Aimee Hare

Policy Associate, J-PAL Africa

Nilmini Herath

Senior Research Manager, J-PAL Africa

Penelope Mwila Kandutu

Policy Associate, J-PAL Africa

Anna Kilpatrick

Deputy Executive Director, J-PAL Africa

Wim Louw

Senior Research Associate, J-PAL Africa

Brendan Maughan-Brown

Research Advisor, J-PAL Africa

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Ntombi Mbasa

Administrative Associate, J-PAL Africa

Kathryn McDermott

Research Associate, J-PAL Africa


Ashleigh Morrell

Associate Director of Policy, 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

Tavneet Suri

Scientific Director, J-PAL Africa

Co-Chair, J-PAL's Agriculture sector

Kim Tichmann

Policy Associate, J-PAL Africa

Gabriel Tourek

Post-Doctoral Associate, J-PAL Global

Michelle Vogelzang

Policy Manager, J-PAL Africa