Natasha Ledlie is an international development professional with over eight years of experience conducting research and studying the gendered impact of nutrition, agriculture and social protection programs on reducing poverty in low- and middle-income countries.
As an associate director on the global nutrition practice at R4D, Ms. Ledlie works on projects related to nutrition resource tracking and evidence-based decision-making.
Prior to joining R4D, Ms. Ledlie worked at the poverty, health, and nutrition division of the International Food Policy Research Institute, where she conducted impact evaluations and program assessments. She also previously worked as a research analyst at the global economy and development program at the Brookings Institution analyzing the quality of official development assistance.
Ms. Ledlie worked as one of the research analysts on the secretariat of the Global Nutrition Report in 2015 and 2016.
Ms. Ledlie holds a master’s degree in public policy from Georgetown University and a BA in economics from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, India. She is fluent in English and Hindi.