Dario Sidhu

Director of Research | PDRI-DevLab@Penn

Dario Sidhu is the Director of Research for PDRI-DevLab, where his work focuses on advancing the initiative’s research activities and leading the development of PDRI-DevLab’s events and strategic initiatives.

Prior to joining UPenn, Dario worked across the non-profit and private sectors to identify and implement evidence-based public policy solutions. Most recently, he served as an Advisor with the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) in Toronto, where he consulted to public and social sector clients on applying behavioral insights, and helped to grow BIT’s Canadian practice in its early stages.

Before that, he was part of the incubator team at Evidence Action, where he worked on sourcing, prototyping, and scaling evidence-based development interventions.

Dario holds an MA in International Relations & Economics from Johns Hopkins SAIS, and a BSc in Economics from Vienna University of Economics and Business.