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Myles F. Elledge

Senior Director, International Development Policy and Planning

Myles Elledge is an international development expert with more than 25 years of experience in public policy analysis and strategic planning. He has worked in the US and in 26 developing countries on issues of economic and social development as well as environmental health.

Mr. Elledge has experience leading interdisciplinary studies and strategic program evaluations to improve public sector management and access to basic services, with such clients as the US Agency for International Development, the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank, the Gates Foundation, and Japanese foreign aid agencies.

Mr. Elledge is also working on innovative technology development initiatives, leading public policy and user adoption applied research for water, sanitation, and household cookstove applications.


MA, Economic and Social Development, University of Pittsburgh; BA, Third World Studies (Interdepartmental), University of the South; Political Economy course work, University of London.

Latest Publications

Chartier, R., Chartier, R.T., Phillips, M., Phillips, M., Mosquin, P., Mosquin, P.L., Elledge, M., Elledge, M., Bronstein, K., Bronstein, K.E., Nandasena, S., Thornburg, V.E., Thornburg, V., Thornburg, J., Thornburg, J., Rodes, C., et al. (2016). A comparative study of human exposures to household air pollution from commonly used cookstoves in Sri Lanka. Indoor Air, Advance Online Publication .
Muralidharan, A., Elledge, M.F., Krishnan, S., Hartmann, M., & Rowe, B. (November 2015). Bring the change you want to see: Scripting women and girls into India’s urban sanitation actions: RTI Press Publication No. PB-0009-1511. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI Press.
Hartmann, M., Krishnan, S., Rowe, B., Hossain, A., & Elledge, M. (February 2015). Gender-responsive sanitation solutions in urban India: RTI Press Publication No. RB-0009-1502. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI Press.
Redmon, J.H., Elledge, M.F., Womack, D.S., Wickremashinghe, R., Wanigasuriya, K.P., Peiris-John, R.J., Lunyera, J., Smith, K., Raymer, J.H., & Levine, K.E. (2014). Additional perspectives on chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka - lessons learned from the WHO CKDu population prevalence study. BMC Nephrology, 15 :125.
Elledge, M.F., Hoponick Redmon, J., Levine, K.E., Wickremasinghe, R.J., Wanigasariya, K.P., & Peiris-John, R.J. (May 2014). Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology in Sri Lanka: Quest for understanding and global implications: RTI Press Publication No. RB-0007-1405. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI Press.
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  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Market Research
  • Technology Adoption