Benoit Guerin is an analyst at RAND Europe and a member of the Evaluation and Performance Management team. His research focuses primarily on social policy, education, and comparative work, for a range of clients including the UK Department of Health, the European Bureau of Policy Advisors, and foreign governments. Prior to joining RAND Europe, he was an intern and project consultant at the Institute for Government (IfG), an independent Westminster-based think tank working to improve the effectiveness of government. There, he studied UK government machinery and helped to develop and implement a ministerial feedback tool. Previously, his work focused on mapping political trends and policy challenges in four major states for the Director of the French Prime Minister's Centre for Strategic Analysis. Guerin holds an M.Phil. in comparative government from the University of Oxford, and a B.A. from Sciences Po Paris. He is experienced in qualitative research methods and has an understanding of quantitative techniques and software.