Oliver Babson

Director, Strategy Planning and Management



Oliver Babson, director, Strategy, Planning & Management, supports the foundation’s Global Policy & Advocacy division.

Oliver joined the foundation in 2007 as a program officer, then moving into a senior program officer role managing a portfolio of research grants in the Global Development Policy & Advocacy team. He has worked with the U.S. Federal Reserve Board’s Division of International Finance, the Economic Policy Research Institute in South Africa, and the United Nations Development Program and UNICEF in Tajikistan, where he coordinated the UN's assessment of the Millennium Development Goals.

Oliver holds a Master’s degree from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and a law degree from Yale Law School.

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