Douglas Glandon

Douglas Glandon

Lead Evaluation Specialist & Leader, Methods Development

At 3ie, Douglas designs, leads, and quality assures projects in evidence generation, synthesis, and knowledge translation, including portfolios of work with USAID and the Millennium Challenge Corporation. As Leader of Methods Development, he also guides the organization in updating and enhancing our methods and approaches for generating timely, policy-responsive, rigorous evidence to inform international development policy, programming, and investments. Douglas is particularly interested in the intersection of data science and econometrics and measuring the costs and effectiveness of complex and multi-sectoral programs.

Douglas has over fourteen years of experience in health systems governance and financing, strategic and operational planning, organizational development, and theory-driven evaluation in low-and middle-income countries (L&MICs). In prior roles, Douglas served as an advisor to the Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services for strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning. He also served as a Strategy Lead for USAID's flagship project, Health Systems 20/20, where he oversaw the collection, analysis, and policy translation of health expenditure data to guide national health financing reform in L&MICs. Douglas has led and supported technical assistance and research in Benin, Botswana, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Fiji, Haiti, India, Kenya, Liberia, Nicaragua, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, United States, Vietnam and Zambia.

Douglas has a PhD in Health Systems from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, a Master’s in Public Health from the Tufts University School of Medicine, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Community Health from Tufts University.