Juan Felipe works as a Research Manager at IPA Colombia. Before joining IPA, he led efforts to establish evidence-based operations within ICBF, the Colombian government agency in charge of implementing early childhood development policy throughout the country. Prior to that, Juan Felipe was a Research Fellow at the Inter-American Development Bank, where he evaluated the Bank's efforts to support Argentina, Colombia, Panamá, and Chile. His research career began at Fundación Ideas para la Paz, where he was part of the team running one of the first policing program RCTs in Colombia. Juan Felipe holds an MPA from Columbia University and an MA in Economics from Universidad de los Andes, where he also received BAs in Political Science and Economics.