Nicholas Parker

Nicholas Parker

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Business School
Master in Public Administration/International Development Candidate & Master in Business Administration Candidate, 2024
Nicholas Parker

Nicholas is an international development leader. Nick was most recently the head of strategic operations at IDinsight, where he led high-priority strategic projects and helped run the organization. In this role, Nick helped drive IDinsight’s COVID-19 response, launch its climate change team, and expand into new regions. Nick was previously IDinsight’s chief of staff and a data consultant in Southern, Eastern, and Western Africa, where he worked on projects that expanded access to neonatal healthcare, agricultural services, education, and financial assistance. Before joining IDinsight, Nick worked with the U.S. State Department in Eastern Europe and with an education nonprofit in South America. Nick has also worked as a marine biology researcher, commercial fisherman, and professional drummer. Nick holds a bachelor’s degree in public policy with a specialization in economics from the University of Chicago, where he graduated as Student Marshal and a Phi Beta Kappa member, and with Honors.

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