David De Ferranti
David de Ferranti oversees the work of 3ie’s Washington DC office and is a member of 3ie’s senior management team. He provides strategic advice and direction, leads initiatives on business development and partnerships, and contributes to 3ie’s evaluation programmes and other technical work.
Prior to joining 3ie, he was the founder, president and chief executive officer of Results for Development (R4D) and now serves as chair of its board. As part of the World Bank’s senior management team, David led work in global health, education, nutrition, population and social protection. He also headed the Bank’s Latin America and the Caribbean programme, overseeing a US$25 billion loan portfolio and a staff of 700 in 16 locations. Previously, he was second-in-command of the US federal government agency responsible for the food and nutrition programmes for low-income households in the US. David has also spent seven years at the RAND Corporation, the think tank leading policy research on US domestic programmes.