Jennifer Waidler joined the World Food Programme in September 2022 to manage a portfolio of impact evaluations focused on resilience and climate change. Before that, she spent four years at the UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti, where she led social protection research, including impact evaluations of cash transfers and cash plus programmes. She holds a PhD in Economics and Governance from Maastricht University. Jennifer has over nine years of experience and has worked on a variety of social protection and poverty-related projects for institutions including UNU-MERIT, The World Bank, The European Commission, and the Centre of Excellence in Food Security in South Africa. Her work is featured in several peer-reviewed journal publications, including on multidimensional poverty measurement and the impacts of social protection interventions on outcomes such as subjective well-being, food security and nutrition, and sexual and reproductive health.