Jennifer Sturdy

Senior Evaluation Specialist

Jennifer supports 3ie’s Transparency, Reproducibility, and Ethics (TRE) program. She has over 15 years’ international work experience in monitoring and evaluation and has worked for almost a decade on open data, responsible data governance, and balancing research transparency with ethical commitments to confidentiality.

Prior to joining 3ie, Jennifer worked in several roles with the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) focusing on strengthening oversight of independent evaluations, establishing a systematic and transparent review process and timely risk assessment. Jennifer led the development of data governance and sharing systems and tools, including the MCC Disclosure Review Board and Evidence Platform, and served as Director, Independent Evaluations for energy, health, water and sanitation, and education. She spent three years leading research transparency and reproducibility work at CEGA’s Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS) as Director and Board Member, and spent six years working on the design, implementation, and dissemination of multiple impact evaluations focused on results-based financing for health programs with the World Bank. Jennifer holds an MA in International Development Economics from the University of San Francisco.