Elizabeth Linos is the Head of Research and Evaluation at BIT North America. Her research centers on how to improve government performance and service delivery, with a specific focus on recruiting, retaining and motivating public servants. Within BIT, she has led a series of projects on civil servant motivation and well-being, recruitment and retention, as well as broader organisational behaviour change with the police, teachers, social workers and other civil servants. Elizabeth is currently a PhD Candidate in Public Policy at Harvard University, where she also completed her A.B. in Government and Economics, magna cum laude with highest honors.
Prior to working with the Behavioural Insights Team, Elizabeth worked in government, as a policy advisor to the Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou, and in research design and implementation, with the Poverty Action Lab in Bangladesh, France and Morocco.