ANSER | Frances Veasey
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Frances Veasey

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Frances Veasey

Principal Analyst

“I know the work I do at ANSER matters. Good decision-making by the US Government and its partners saves and improves lives – and we support that by making high-level analysis accessible to our clients.”

Client: US Agency for International Development, Department of State Biosecurity Engagement Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

Position: Principal Analyst

Skills: Applied Systems Thinking; Studies, Analysis, and Assessments; Program Evaluation; Strategic Planning Support; Project Management; Exercise and Workshop Design; Facilitation; Training


Frances Veasey is an accomplished analyst and project manager committed to applying rigorous analysis to today’s complex problems. She is currently conducting an evaluation of the US Agency for International Development’s (USAID) disaster risk reduction programs in East Asia Pacific, focusing on identifying the key country-level factors that lead to effective and sustainable nation-wide programs for building response capabilities at every level of government. As part of USAID’s pioneering localworks activity, she is helping adapt systems thinking tools to help missions and their stakeholders understand and build local systems for sustainable, locally-led development. She is supporting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in helping priority international partners improve public health emergency response as part of the Global Health Security Agenda, and is working with the Department of State Biosecurity Engagement Program to develop educational programs that promote biosecurity in the Middle East-North Africa region.