Global Governance

We believe that governmental tools, workplaces, and systems are not designed to maximize the efforts of hard-working public servants, and this is standing in the way of good governance.

  • Despite public attention and material resources, officials often struggle to fulfill their mandates, missing out on the potential to catalyze development.

  • Like all humans, when faced with competing priorities and scarce time and resources, public officials tend to “tunnel,” focusing only on the most urgent responsibilities.

  • Small changes to often overlooked aspects of the context in which government workers and public officials operate can drastically improve government performance.

By leveraging a deep understanding of human behavior, our governance team supports the work of public servants in low- and middle-income countries through light-touch, low-cost interventions aimed at optimizing limited public resources, and more importantly, at improving the lives of the people governments serve.

Explore our project work optimizing limited public resources to improve the lives of the people governments serve:

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Our People

Saugato Datta
Managing Director

Preeti Anand
Projects Director

Laura Cojocaru
Senior Associate

Meghann Perez
Senior Associate

Our Other Areas of Focus