Derek Lee

Derek Lee is an Analyst for Best Use of Resources at the IRC. He currently leads the cost-efficiency portfolio for Airbel Impact Lab’s nutrition work and supports other cost-effectiveness and scenario modeling projects within IRC. Prior to joining the IRC, Derek worked for the Mennonite Central Committee as their United Nations delegate and was a Graduate Fellow for the Cash & Markets team within Catholic Relief Services’ Humanitarian Response Department. Derek has a Master’s of Global Affairs from the University of Notre Dame where he specialized in sustainable development. He has also worked in the Philippines, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Uganda, and is passionate about elevating grassroots voices and solutions.