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Paul Byatta

Executive Vice President, Africa Region

Paul leads the development and execution of Evidence Action’s regional strategy for Africa, provides operational and managerial oversight for at scale programs, and contributes to the design and development of new programs in the region. Paul previously served as Evidence Action’s Associate Director for Monitoring, Learning & Information Systems (MLIS) in the Africa region, leading a team of nearly 70 staff across Kenya, Uganda, and Malawi in developing robust monitoring and evaluation systems and ensuring data innovation and effective data communication to support program delivery. Paul has served in a variety of roles within Evidence Action and previously worked for Innovations for Poverty Action. Paul holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Harvard University.