Kevin joined UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti in May 2021. He is working to support the READ Team with the ‘Data Must Speak’ research project. He completed his BA in Communication Research at the University of the Philippines and is currently on his way to earning a master’s in public policy degree at the Universität Erfurt in Germany. Prior to joining UNICEF, Kevin worked for four years with Children International (CI), as a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning lead of its Manila agency. He then transitioned into leading the collaboration and innovation strategies of CI's Asia and Africa region. Kevin also has experience in field data collection and management through his previous engagements with Innovations for Poverty Action and Save the Children. Kevin’s main interests are in children, youth development, and education policies.