September 22, 2020


On demand research support to the Development Policy and Finance team at the Gates Foundation

Project brief

OTT has designed and is delivering an ongoing service for the Development Policy and Finance team at the Gates Foundation. This service:

  • Offers a quick response to new commissions for research and analysis;
  • Undertakes ongoing monitoring and scanning of the issues that DPAF is interested in and maintain and nurture a relationship with relevant think tanks and their experts (and monitor their work);
  • Draws from a pool of skills and expertise when required; and
  • Reflects on and seek improvements to the service to ensure that feedback from the Foundation and lessons on the delivery model are rapidly incorporated.


Phase 1: September 2020 to June 2021

Phase 2: August 2021 to January 2023


  • Emma Broadbent
  • Jenny Lah
  • Marcela Morales
  • Erika Perez León
  • Chloe Duffy/ Eva Cardoso
  • Enrique Mendizabal

Funder and budget

Funding is provided by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Phase 1: Total budget is USD 199,800 in fees.

Phase 2: Total budget is USD 373,125 in fees