Pearl Initiative

AbdelRahman Nagy is a Senior Policy and Research Manager at J-PAL and manages J-PAL’s partnership activities in Egypt. He works to establish partnerships and disseminate evidence from J-PAL evaluations to support international and local organizations to base their programs on research outcomes. AbdelRahman also manages J-PAL research projects in Egypt. He works closely with J-PAL partners, policymakers in Egypt, and J-PAL affiliated professors to find new solutions to alleviate poverty.

Prior to joining J-PAL, AbdelRahman worked for more than a decade in the monitoring and evaluation field with Egyptian donors and many international organizations such as Aid to Artisans, Save the Children, and USAID. He also worked as a consultant with Social Contract, USAID, and the World Bank. He is a co-founder of the Arab Foundation for Monitoring, Evaluation and Quality, and El Haya Erada, an NGO focused on sustainable development. AbdelRahman received several postgraduate diplomas in economics, public policy, and research methods. He is currently a PhD candidate in research methods at Cairo University. In addition, he is completing his master's in international and comparative education at the American University in Cairo.