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Dr Dan Brown

Principal Advisor

Dan is a Principal Advisor in International Development working primarily on health and anti-corruption in low and middle income countries. He leads projects on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), vaccination, the Covid-19 response, sexual and reproductive health, and corruption reporting; using a range of interventions including chatbots and edutainment. He collaborates with government partners, multilateral and non-governmental organisations in countries across South Asia, sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. 

Prior to joining BIT, Dan worked as a researcher at GiveWell, evaluating the cost-effectiveness of interventions in global health and development covering topics such as iron fortification, cash transfers, and childhood pneumonia. Dan completed his PhD in Economics at Oxford in 2017, studying the impact of unemployment on child neglect in the US. He holds an MSc in Economics for Development from Oxford, a BA in Economics from Cambridge, and spent a year as an exchange student at Harvard.