Akshay Govind Dixit works with Professors Dan Levy and Ryan Sheely, focusing on projects that deal with governance, citizen participation and service delivery. Before joining EPoD, Akshay worked as an Accountability Consultant for Save the Children Denmark & UK. His role involved helping the organisation conceptualise a "Common Approach" to Social Accountability programs, designing a Randomised Evaluation in Bangladesh, and providing technical support to programs in Africa and Asia. He has spent two years in Bangladesh - as a Research Associate at Innovations for Poverty Action, and then as Senior Manager for Social Policy Research at Save the Children. He holds an MA in International & Development Economics from Yale University.