Romuald Anago oversees Research Associates' work at IPA Francophone West Africa, which includes ensuring that IPA requirements for data quality assurance is followed, deliverables timelines on projects are respected, and provides technical assistance and capacity building support to research staff. Prior to joining IPA, he worked as a Research Associate at Institute for Empirical Research Political Economy (IERPE). He has also worked as a statistician, data manager, and consultant for many institutions. Romuald Anago has an M.A. in Public Economics and Applied Statistics from IERPE and a Master’s Degree in Mathematics from the University of Abomey-Calavi both in Benin. Romuald was previously (2016-2017) based at IPA's office in Mali, where he mainly worked on the follow-ups of two projects on Agricultural Microfinance and Speed School for out-of-school children.