Mico ensures the quality of research design, implementation, and output. He also supports the technical professional development of our staff. Prior to IDinsight, Mico was a Research Associate at Laterite in Rwanda, where he managed multiple aspects associated with qualitative and quantitative projects. These included project management, survey design, sampling strategy, and data cleaning/analysis. Besides his work at Laterite, Mico has also interned at the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Commerce of Rwanda in the Economic Diplomacy and Capacity Development Team. Mico holds a Master of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of International Economics (BIE) from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. During his time at UBC, he earned a Student Merit Scholarship, the Trek Excellence Scholarship, and the Best Applied International Finance Paper award in his BIE graduating cohort. Mico is fluent in English and French.