Chris Odell

Chris Odell is the senior manager of IHME’s digital experience team, and was previously the senior research manager of IHME’s COVID response team. Prior to this, Chris worked as an engagement manager, building and maintaining IHME's relationships with governments and policymakers around the world, with a focus in India and Latin America. Chris joined IHME in 2012 as a project officer on the Strategy Team and worked on the Gavi Full Country Evaluations before moving to the role of program manager, where he focused on staff training and development, as well as developing and implementing external trainings. Chris holds a master’s of public policy with a concentration in international policy from UCLA, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology and organizational leadership. 


Planning Amid Uncertainty

A tricky time in the COVID-19 pandemic