Alastair G. Rodd

Senior Education Analyst


  • Principals of Accounting, U.S. Department of Agriculture Graduate School
  • MA, Economics and African Studies, Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies
  • BA, Economics and Economic and Social History, Bristol University.

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Alastair Rodd has more than 25 years of experience in education planning, decentralization and system reform with long term advisory positions in Uganda, Haiti and Nigeria. He has served as a short-term consultant for education projects in Belize, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Indonesia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Pakistan, Senegal and Zambia. Mr. Rodd provides expertise in education reform, decentralization, community participation in education, education management information systems development and use, and education financing. He currently provides technical support for education projects in Nigeria and Indonesia focused on improving access to and quality of basic education, and supports RTI’s contribution to the evaluation of DFID’s Girls Education Challenge. He also serves as the home office manager for USAID's PRIORITAS project in Indonesia. He manages the EdData support for the Nigeria Education Data Survey, a 36,000-household survey about demand for education in Nigeria.