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Douglas Glandon

Chief, Strategic Innovations,
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Douglas Glandon

Douglas Glandon is Chief of Strategic Initiatives and Leader of Methods Development at the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie). At 3ie, Douglas guides and implements 3ie's strategic direction, with an emphasis on technical innovation and efficient, high-quality delivery of services to our partners. As Leader of Methods Development, he guides the organization in expanding and enhancing our methods and approaches for generating timely, policy-responsive, rigorous evidence to inform international development policy, programming, and investments. Working directly with 3ie's evidence partners, Douglas also designs, leads, and quality assures impact evaluations, evidence syntheses, and complementary analytical outputs, including portfolios of work with USAID and the Millennium Challenge Corporation. Douglas is particularly interested in the intersection of data science and econometrics and measuring the costs and effectiveness of complex and multi-sectoral programs. 

Douglas has over fifteen years of experience in research, evaluation and policy in international development, with an emphasis in health systems governance and financing, strategic and operational planning, and organizational development. In prior roles, Douglas served as an advisor to the Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services for strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning. He also served as a Strategy Lead for USAID's flagship project, Health Systems 20/20, where he oversaw the collection, analysis, and policy translation of health expenditure data to guide national health financing reform in L&MICs. Douglas has led and supported technical assistance and research in Benin, Botswana, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Fiji, Haiti, India, Kenya, Liberia, Nicaragua, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, United States, Vietnam and Zambia. 

Douglas has a PhD in Health Systems from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, a Master’s in Public Health from the Tufts University School of Medicine, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Community Health from Tufts University.

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