Welcoming Rachel Glennerster and Andrew Dilnot

We are excited to introduce our two newest board members, Rachel Glennerster and Sir Andrew Dilnot.

The two of them are now part of the Board of Trustees at Global Change Data Lab, the charity that publishes and maintains Our World in Data. They will join Wendy Carlin, Hetan Shah, and Stefano Caria.

Rachel Glennerster CMG, FRSA

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Rachel Glennerster is a distinguished expert in policy, research, and international development. Formerly the Chief Economist of the UK's Department for International Development (DFID), she has made significant contributions to the field, including her pivotal role in the development economics RCT revolution. As the executive director of J-PAL and a co-founder of the Deworm the World Initiative, she brings a wealth of experience at the intersection of policy and data.

Rachel's international perspective and expertise will provide invaluable insights to our board discussions. Her addition will bolster our efforts in education and health topics.

Sir Andrew William Dilnot CBE

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Andrew Dilnot is the Warden of Nuffield College Oxford. He was chair of the UK Statistics Authority from 2012 to 2017, the founding presenter of BBC Radio 4’s program ‘More or Less’, the Principal of St Hugh’s College Oxford from 2002-2012, and the Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies from 1991-2002.

We are truly grateful that the two of them have chosen to dedicate their time and expertise to help us achieve our mission.

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