Fiona Kastel


Research Associate

Fiona provides research, program management, and data analytics support for multiple programs and initiatives on agriculture, education, finance, health, and policy and institutional reform. She leads and contributes to impact evaluations, evaluability assessments, evidence synthesis products, virtual trainings, and 3ie's data innovations group. Her primary projects include 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.

Prior to joining 3ie, Fiona worked as a research assistant at Opportunity Insights, where she examined drivers of upward mobility and the disparate economic impact of COVID-19. She has also worked with NGOs in Latin America and the Caribbean to develop their evaluation capabilities.

Fiona holds a Master of Public Affairs from Brown University and a Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Analysis of Markets and Organization from the University of Utah.