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We are a robust group of dedicated, hard-working and committed workforce, comprising demographers, public health specialists, and education, evidence, and development communication experts, who firmly believe that Africa's socio-economic development will accelerate faster and more equitably if there is a culture of evidence informed decision making in government institutions.
Chairperson
Technical Adviser – Youth, Advocacy & Partnerships, Pathfinder International, Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Infectious Disease Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, ICF International, USA
Regional Director of the Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) Southern and Eastern Africa
Independent Consultant
Principal, Alafiya Consulting Services (Public Health and Philanthropy)
Executive Director of the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN)
Finance and Commercial Director Kenya Electricity Generating Company Ltd (KenGen)
Senior Legal Researcher & Founder of the Gender and Justice Unit, Malawi
Executive Director
Senior Management Team
Executive Director
Director of Development Policy & Head of Malawi office
Director, Public Policy & Communications
Head of Finance & Administration
Research and Policy Analysis Staff
Senior Research and Policy Analyst
Senior Research and Policy Analyst
Research and Policy Analyst
Research and Policy Analyst
Research and Policy Analyst
Senior Research and Policy Associate
Senior Research and Policy Associate
Senior Research and Policy Associate
Research and Policy Associate
Research and Policy Associate
Research and Policy Associate
Research and Policy Associate
Research and Policy Associate
Research and Policy Associate
Research and Policy Associate
PhD Fellow
Research and Policy Associate
Qualitative Analyst
Research Assistant
Communications Staff
Policy Engagement & Communications Manager
Communications Officer (Malawi and Southern Africa)
Communications Assistant
Finance and Administration Staff
Finance Manager - Grants Management
Partnerships and Resource Mobilisation Officer
Finance and Administration Officer
Finance Officer
Finance & Administration Officer
ICT & Web Management Officer
Executive Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Finance Assistant
Project Assistant
Office Assistant
Office Assistant
Short Term Staff and Interns
Research Assistant
Research Intern
Research Intern
Finance Intern
Adama Konseiga, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Economics
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Research Fellow, Institute for Development in Economics and Administration (IDEA International Institute, Quebec city)
Alister Munthali, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Medical Anthropology
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Deputy Director, Centre for Social Research, University of Malawi
Bertha Simwaka, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Epidemiology
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Research Associate, PATH
Chiweni Chimbwete, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Demography
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Associate Director, MASAZI Development Associates
Clive Mutunga, M.A
Area of Expertise: Environmental Economics
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Senior Research Associate, Population Action International
Giovanna Merli, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Health and Social Policy/Demography
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Associate Dean (Research and Enterprise), Faculty of Social and Human Sciences and Professor of Demography and Social Statistics, University of Southampton, UK
Gloria Chepngeno-Langat, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Social Statistics
Position & Institutional Affiliation: British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Southampton
Hilda Essendi
Area of Expertise: Social Statistics and Demography
Position & Institutional Affiliation:
Jean-Francois Kobiane, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Demography
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Deputy Director and Head of the Population and Education Research Unit, Institut Superieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP), University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Joanna Crichton, MPhil
Area of Expertise: Social Science Research
Position & Institutional Affiliation: DECIPHer Student, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol
Jonathan Makuwira, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Development & Social Sciences
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Senior Lecturer, International Development, School of Global Studies, Social Science and Planning, RMIT University, Australia
Latifat Ibisomi, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Demography
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Lecturer, University of Witwatersrand
Leontine Alkema, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Statistics
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science, Department of Statistics & Applied Probability, National University of Singapore
Monica Magadi, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Demography
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Reader in Social Research Methods, Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences, City University
Nancy Luke, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Demography
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Faculty Affiliate, Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University
Ndola Prata, MD
Area of Expertise: Public Health/Demography
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Associate Professor in Residence, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley; Scientific Director, Bixby Center for Population Health and Sustainability
Ousman Faye, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Economics
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Chief of Party, Capacity Project, IntraHealth, Rwanda; Economist, International Network for Studies in Technology, Environment, Alternatives, Development, (CEPS/INSTEAD)
Priscilla Akwara, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Social Statistics
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Senior Adviser, Statistics & Monitoring Section, UNICEF
Priti Parikh, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Engineering and Sustainable Development
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Research Associate, Imperial College London
Rebecca Thornton, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Economics
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center and Assistant Professor, Economics, University of Michigan
Robert Ndugwa, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Biostatistics
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Research and Evaluation Specialist, Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Section, UNICEF Kenya Country Office
Shelley Clark, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise: Sociology
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Sociology at McGill and Canada Research Chair in Youth, Gender, and Global Health
Tigest Alemu, MPH
Area of Expertise: Public Health Specialist
Position & Institutional Affiliation: Public Health Consultant