Renaud is the Data Must Speak (DMS) Research Manager at the UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti. Prior to joining UNICEF, Renaud worked for more than three years with Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) based in Accra, Ghana in various research and policy positions. Before leading IPA's West Africa policy portfolio, Renaud managed several longitudinal impact evaluations in the Education sector. He was also the Education sector lead for the IPA Ghana country office. Prior to IPA, Renaud spent several years in Ghana as a research assistant and as an interim headmaster of a private school. Renaud holds a M.A. in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action from Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences-Po), and a B.A. in International Development and Political Science from McGill University.