Walker Higgins is the Country Director of IPA's Liberia and Sierra Leone offices. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing all country program projects and staff, along with developing and implementing country program strategies and research and policy agendas. He previously served as a Research Manager for IPA Liberia and Country Manager for IPA Sierra Leone & Liberia. Prior to joining IPA, Walker consulted with Babban Gona, a Nigerian agricultural social enterprise. He also worked on projects with the Earth Institute in Colombia and the Akshaya Patra Foundation. Walker received his MPA in Development Practice from Columbia University and a BS in Economics from the University of Washington.