Jacob Bathanti is a consultant working with the Global Delivery Initiative (GDI), where his work focuses on the production and dissemination of GDI's delivery case studies. Previously he worked as a freelance writer and editor in Washington, DC, and Lima and Puno, Peru, and for the International Budget Partnership in Washington, DC. He has written, worked, and conducted research in Argentina, Benin, Colombia, Peru, and Zambia.
Jacob holds an M.A. in Latin American Studies from Georgetown University, and a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and History from Wake Forest University.