Edoardo Trimarchi is a Senior Policy Manager at J-PAL LAC in Santiago, Chile. He leads J-PAL LAC’s policy team in identifying opportunities to promote the use of evidence in policymaking, building partnerships with governments, donors and civil society organizations across the region, and provide technical assistance for the scale-up and replication of successful interventions. He joined J-PAL LAC in 2017 as a Senior Research Associate working on a White Paper on youth crime and violence prevention in Mexico. Previously, he worked in Colombia with J-PAL LAC and Innovations for Poverty Action on a project for the institutionalization of evidence use within the Monitoring and Public Policy Evaluation Unit of Colombia's National Department of Planning. He also conducted field research in Bolivia and Colombia, and interned at the Democratic Governance Unit of the United Nations Development Programme in the Dominican Republic. Edoardo has an MSc in Sustainable Development - International Development from Utrecht University and a BA in Economics from Bocconi University.