Research Associate

Mpela Chembe is a Research Associate at IPA Zambia where he leads field teams in the implementation of rigorous studies. Mpela joined IPA in 2018, where he has supported and coordinated various RCTs projects encompassing disparate fields including financial inclusion, social protection, and health. Prior to joining IPA, he worked as an Administrative Assistant at Volens Africa and a Research Assistant at numerous research organisations where he supported an organizational capacity building program and data collection projects. Mpela holds a BA in Development Studies from Kampala International University.