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Cornelius Saunders


Cornelius comes to the programme with prior work experience in the fields of economic research and international finance. Most recently, he implemented an impact evaluation of an innovative ultra-poverty reduction program in the Philippines. Cornelius graduated with a double major in Economics and Global Affairs from Yale University in 2014. At Yale, he competed successfully on the varsity fencing team – and served as captain in his junior and senior years. Involved in several leadership initiatives, he is a fellow of the inaugural Churchill Leadership Development Fellowship Program. Cornelius has extensive experience living, working and travelling internationally.