PEOPLE

Leadership

Emmanuel Letouzé

Director & Co-Founder

Patrick Vinck

CO-Director & Co-FOUNDER

Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Academic Director

Nuria Oliver

Chief Data Scientist

Bruno Lepri

Senior Scientific Advisor & Research Affiliate

Phuong Pham

Director of Evaluation and Implementation Science at hhi

Emma Samman

Executive Committee Member

Zinnya del Villar

Director of Technology, Data, and Innovation

Natalie Grover

Managing Director

Julie Ricard

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
| Technology and Democracy |

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Talla Ndiaye

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
| Just Digital Transformations |

Andres Lozano

Andrés Lozano

STRATEGIC PLANNING DIRECTOR

Ivette yanez 2025

Ivette Yáñez Soria

STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Anna Spinardi

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
| Data Feminism |

Team

Emmanuel Letouzé

Director & Co-Founder

 

Spain

French, English

Zinnya del Villar

Director of Technology, Data, and Innovation

Mexico

Spanish, French, English

Natalie Grover

Managing Director

Mexico

English, Mandarin, Spanish,

Portuguese

Julie Ricard

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
| Technology & Democracy |

Brazil
Portuguese, French, English, Spanish

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Talla Ndiaye

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
| Just Digital Transformations |

Senegal
English, French, Wolof

Andres Lozano

Andrés Lozano

STRATEGIC PLANNING DIRECTOR

Colombia
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese

Ivette Yáñez Soria

STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Mexico
Spanish, English

Anna Spinardi

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
| Data Feminism |

Brazil
Portuguese, Spanish, English

Enrique Bonilla

DATA SCIENTIST & DATA ENGINEER
| AI & Statistics for the SDGs, Geographies of Inequalities |

Mexico
Spanish, English 

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Agustina Pérez Mirianco

PROJECT & ANALYTICAL RESEARCH MANAGER
| Geographies of Inequalities |

Uruguay
Spanish, English, French

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Laila Lorenzon

MANAGER
| Development & Partnerships |

France
Portuguese, English, French

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Anthony Deen

MANAGER
| Communications |

United States
English

Evelin Lasarga

PROJECT & RESEARCH MANAGER
| Just Digital Transformations |

Uruguay
Spanish, English

Alina Sotolongo

DATA SCIENTIST & MACHINE LEARNING OPERATIONS OFFICER
| Data Feminism |

Mexico
Spanish, English

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Adjani Gama Dessavre

DATA SCIENTIST & FRONT-END DEVELOPER
| Just Digital Transformations |

Mexico 
Spanish, French, English

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Yasmin Yazdi

DATA SCIENTIST & MACHINE LEARNING OPERATIONS OFFICER
| Data Science |

Germany
Persian, English, German

Angela Paola Caile

GRAPHIC & WEB DESIGNER
| Communications |

Colombia
Spanish, English 

Luis Garcia Rueda

OFFICER
| Operations |

Mexico
Spanish, English

Nelson Papi Kolliesuah

PROJECT & RESEARCH OFFICER
| Resilient Livelihoods & Ecosystems |

Liberia 
English

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Manassé Eliantus Michel

OFFICER
| Resilient Livelihoods & Ecosystems |

Egypt
Haitian Creole, French, English

Diana Montero

OFFICER
| Operations |

Mexico
Spanish, English, Korean

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Abubakar Sani Abdullahi

OFFICER
| Development & Partnerships |

Nigeria
English, Hausa

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Amanda Quitério de Gois

OFFICER
| Communications, Technology & Democracy |

Brazil 
Portuguese, English, Spanish, French

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Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora

OFFICER
| Technology & Democracy |

Brazil 
Portuguese, English, Spanish

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Valentina Rozo Ángel

OFFICER
| Data Feminism & Geographies of Inequalities |

Mexico
Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French

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Bárbara Battistotti Vieira

INTERN
| Data Feminism |

Brazil 
Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian

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Wissal Chafik

INTERN
| Resilient Livelihoods & Ecosystems |

Morocco
Arabic, French, English, Spanish

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Chloe Giloppe

INTERN
| Resilient Livelihoods & Ecosystems |

Spain
English, French,Spanish

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Maria Paula Russo Riva

INTERN
| Data Feminism |

Brazil
Portuguese, English, Spanish

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Perla Villegas Esquivel

VOLUNTEER
| Communications |

Mexico
Spanish, English

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Maynara do Rio Sales

VOLUNTEER
| Data Feminism |

Brazil
Portuguese, English, Spanish

Research Affiliates

Arwa

Arwa ElGhadban

RESEARCH AFFILIATE

Germany 
Arabic, English, German

Albert Ali Salah

Professor, Utrecht University

Carla Bonina

Research affiliate

Dharani Dhar Burra

Resident Data Scientist, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)

Gianni Barlacchi

Computer Engineer & PHD candidate University of Trento & FBK MOBS Lab

Ingmar Weber

Research Director for Social Computing,
Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI)

Irene Clavijo

Research Consultant

Colombia

Spanish, English

 

 

Jen Welch

Ph.d. Candidate, Southhampton University, Co-founder & Co-director of Build UP

Jesse Anttila-Hughes

Assistant Professor of Economics, University of San Francisco

Juan Camilo Mejia

RESEARCH AFFILIATE

Julia Manske

Researcher

Julie Ricard

Board Member & Research Affiliate

Lanah Kammourieh

Ph.D. Candidate in International Law

Linnet Taylor

Marie Curie Research Fellow, University of Amsterdam

Maria Antonia Bravo

Measurement & Evaluation Expert

United Kingdom

Spanish, English

Marion Dumas

Omidyar Fellow, Santa Fe Institute

Natalie Shoup

RESEARCHER

Rodrigo Lara Molina

data scientist & Research Affiliate

Sabrina Juran

Technical Specialist, Population Data & Analysis, UNFPA

Sam Fraiberger

Data Scientist World Bank Group

Simone Sala

Senior Advisor, ICT for Development

Till Koebe

Research Affiliate

Simon Chignard

RESEARCH AFFILIATE

Thomas Roca

Data Strategist, Microsoft

Advisory Board

Lucy Bernholz

Visiting Scholar, Stanford University Center on Philanthrophy & Civil Society

Debapriya Bhattacharya

Distinguished Fellow at the Center for Policy Dialogue, Chair of Southern Voice on Post-MDG Internat

Haishan Fu

Director, World Bank Development Data Group

Gary King

Professor & director of iqss, harvard university

Paul Ladd

Director, UN research institute for social development

Michael VanRooyen

Director of HHI & Professor, Harvard University

Erik Wetter

Co-founder & Chairman, Flowminder Foundation

Steering Committee

Nicolas de Cordes

Vice President of Marketing Anticipation, Orange

Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva

Chief Economist, Data-Pop Alliance

William Hoffman

Head of Data-Driven Development, World Economic Forum USA

Johannes Jütting

Manager, PARIS21 Initiative

Alessia Lefébure

Alliance Program Director and Adjunct Associate Professor, Columbia University

Advisory Board

Lucy Bernholz

Visiting Scholar, Stanford University Center on Philanthrophy & Civil Society

Debapriya Bhattacharya

Distinguished Fellow at the Center for Policy Dialogue, Chair of Southern Voice on Post-MDG Internat

Haishan Fu

Director, World Bank Development Data Group

Gary King

Professor & director of iqss, harvard university

Paul Ladd

Director, UN research institute for social development

Michael VanRooyen

Director of HHI & Professor, Harvard University

Erik Wetter

Co-founder & Chairman, Flowminder Foundation