Neal Buddy Shah

Dr. Neil Buddy Shah is CEO and co-founder at IDinsight, a client-service organization that helps developing country governments, NGOs and social businesses make socially impactful decisions by using rigorous evidence. Dr. Shah has overseen IDinsight engagements in governance, health, sanitation, energy, education and finance across Africa and Asia. He has worked previously at the World Bank’s Governance and Public Sector Reform Unit and at MIT’s Jameel Poverty Action Lab.

Dr. Shah holds a B.A. in economics from Harvard University, an M.D. with special distinction in global health policy from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and an M.P.A.-International Development from Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He has represented IDinsight as an Echoing Green Fellow, and was named one of Forbes Magazine’s top “30 under 30? social entrepreneurs around the world.

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