Director of Sector Programs
Research & Policy
Social Protection Program

Nathanael Goldberg oversees all of IPA's sector program teams. He also serves as the lead for IPA's Social Protection Program, which uses rigorous evaluations to improve and scale safety nets and livelihood opportunities for the poor. Most recently he managed IPA's Ultra Poor Graduation Initiative, a set of seven evaluations of holistic programs designed to enable the poorest households to develop sustainable livelihoods. Previously, Nathanael served as chief of staff of the Microcredit Summit Campaign where he supervised industry-wide data collection and led the organization of microfinance industry conferences. He holds a BA in Economics from Wesleyan University and an MPA in International Development from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School.