As the Principal Economist for FHI 360, Annette Brown leads efforts to build an organizational culture of evidence generation and use across all FHI 360 sectors and regions. She also serves as editor-in-chief for the R&E Search for Evidence blog. Prior to joining FHI 360, Brown headed the Washington, DC office of the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation. Earlier in her career, Brown worked at both for-profit and not-for-profit development implementers and was an Assistant Professor at Western Michigan University. Her current research focuses on rapid systematic review methodologies for providing high-quality evidence to program design.