Marta Moratti


Senior Research Fellow

Marta Moratti is a 3ie senior research fellow with more than 15 years’ experience working on the generation, analysis and communication of research and evaluations to inform policy. Her work focuses on poverty, inequality and wellbeing both in international development and in the UK. She is currently an independent consultant working on evaluation, evidence synthesis and research uptake.

Marta has worked on research and evaluations for a number of different organisations, including the What Works Centre for Wellbeing, Oxford Policy Management, DFID, UNICEF and FAO.

Most recently, she was Head of Evidence at the What Works Centre for Wellbeing, ensuring the evidence generated, commissioned and promoted by the Centre was robust, relevant and accessible.

Over the years, Marta worked on a number of impact evaluations using quantitative and mixed-methods to investigate social policies’ impact on socio-economic and living standards measures. She led the set-up and development of important new evidence and learning services and business areas, including a research uptake hub, to build capacity to deliver useful impact-driven evaluations, and the OPM Tanzania office, building survey and evaluation capacity.

Marta holds a PhD in Development Economics from Sussex University and Bocconi University.

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