Filippo Cuccaro is the Research Coordinator at IPA Sierra Leone. He oversees Sierra Leone’s projects on various topics such as governance, health, financial inclusion, and education. He provides technical support on projects and manages financial and administrative operations of the office. Before joining IPA, Filippo worked as Research Coordinator for the World Bank for the impact evaluation of the Urban Productive Safety Net Program (UPSNP) for three years. Previously he worked for Wageningen University helping PhD students in field management, data collection, and analysis for two years. Filippo received his MSc in International Development Studies from Wageningen UNI and a BA in Development Economics and International Cooperation from Florence University.