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Benjamin Hickler

Behavioural Science Research Manager (C4D)

Benjamin Hickler is a Medical Anthropologist and Social and Behavior Change (C4D) expert with experience in program leadership, capacity building, community involvement, and behavioral research and design. He has worked with communities and governments in over 20 countries in development, humanitarian, and health emergency contexts. Ben’s passion is working to incorporate the voices and realities of often-overlooked communities into the formulation of policy and programming. His recent work builds on the intersection of participatory research methods, human-centered design, and behavioral insights to increase community uptake of primary health services. His current role will focus on applying emerging evidence and approaches from cognitive, behavioral, and social sciences across a range of UNICEF program areas.