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Marco Valenza


Marco joined the UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti in August 2020 to support the Let Us Learn programme and contribute to COVID-related research. Prior to joining the Office of Research - Innocenti, he coordinated impact evaluation work at the World Bank in Senegal and managed large-scale surveys with Innovations for Poverty Action in Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast – working across different policy themes, including education and employment, private sector development and energy. Marco also has professional experience in qualitative research and design of monitoring systems, having served as evaluation consultant for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and as M&E Officer at the FAO in Benin. Marco holds a MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science, having previously obtained a BSc in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan.