Katy Doyle

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Katy Doyle

Director, Evidence for Policy Design
Person Description

Katy Doyle is the Director of Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) at Harvard Kennedy School. EPoD conducts development economics research, training and policy outreach to enable better policies worldwide.

Since 2014 Katy has led the financial, administrative and organizational strategy, growing the team from 23 to over 50 people based at HKS and abroad. In her role now as the Director, Katy works in partnership with the faculty leadership to set the overall strategic and programmatic goals, including those of our fellows program, robust research portfolio, and events. She also oversees the operations and finances of EPoD.  

Prior to coming to the Center for International Development, Katy worked at Management Sciences for Health (MSH) for several years, an international nonprofit organization that works directly with governments and communities to improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable. At MSH, Katy supported a portfolio of public health, leadership and management projects based in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and South-Central Asia. Katy also previously worked at the Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship at MIT, at the European Parliament, and on a variety of international photography projects. 

Katy holds a Master of Business Affairs from IE Business School in Madrid and a BA in International Affairs from Northeastern University in Boston.

Contact Information:

John F. Kennedy School of Government
Rubenstein 330
Mailbox 46
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138