Fiona Kastel

Email: fkastel(at)3ieimpact(dot)org

Senior Research Associate

Fiona Kastel

Fiona provides research, data analytics, training, and program management support for multiple programs and initiatives on agriculture, education, finance, health, and policy and institutional reform.

She leads 3ie’s Data Innovations Group, which seeks to increase effective, appropriate, and ethical use of big data and data science approaches in evidence generation and synthesis. Her primary projects include a geospatial impact evaluation of an agricultural intensification program in Niger, an impact evaluation of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s COVID-19 Solidarity Package, and the strengthening evidence and economic modelling partnership with Millennium Challenge Corporation.

Fiona holds a Master’s in Public Affairs, specializing in Data Analysis, from Brown University and a Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Analysis of Markets and Organization with emphases in Cognitive Science and Finance from the University of Utah.