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Aparna John joined OPHI in September 2019 as the Outreach Programme Manager. Aparna manages the acquisition and delivery of national Multidimensional Poverty Indices by the Outreach team of OPHI.
Aparna has over six years’ experience working in techno-managerial roles for international organisations including Oxford Policy Management (OPM) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in India, Rwanda, Uganda, and the UK. She holds a PhD in Development Studies from IDS (focused on the performance of community health workers) and a Masters degree in Development Economics from the University of Nottingham, UK.