Bernard Thuo
Kenya, Nairobi
Research and evidence

Bernard Thuo

Research Manager

Bernard Thuo is a Research Manager at the International Rescue Committee. In this role, he supports data management (data collection, analysis, visualization, and reporting), research tools development, and enumerator training for all education research studies. He is also responsible for knowledge management and coordination of the Education Research portfolio at the Airbel Impact Lab. Prior to his current position, Bernard worked in IRC’s Health Unit as a Nutrition Data Information Officer, where he supported M&E systems for nutrition programs and was the lead in all aspects of data quality and reporting for the Combined Protocol for Acute Malnutrition Study (ComPAS) in Kenya.   Before joining IRC, Bernard worked with Action Against Hunger on various nutrition programs focusing on Maternal Infant & Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN), child malnutrition treatment (CMAM & IMAM), and ‘Click MUAC’ implementation research that led to the adoption of Family MUAC approach in Kenya. Bernard is pursuing an M.Sc. in Data Science at the University of East London and holds a B.Sc. in Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics from Egerton University. He is passionate about developing data systems that increase access and use of high-quality research data and advocates leveraging the transformative power of digital technologies and innovations to improve programming in humanitarian settings.