Ely Sandler The Americas 2024

Ely Sandler is a Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center. Ely’s background is in economics and finance; he served as a senior consultant to the World Bank, and previously worked at Morgan Stanley for nearly a decade across investment banking, capital markets, and senior management. Ely has extensive experience in Track II diplomacy, using cooperation on issues such as climate change to build links in the Middle East. He has worked in Jordan, Palestine, Israel, Mali and Sudan, and has led private sector infrastructure projects in solar, agriculture and water technology. Ely’s work has been featured in the Financial Times, World Economic Forum, and by the London School of Economics. Ely graduated with distinction from the University of Oxford with a first-class degree in Politics, Philosophy & Economics. He holds a Master’s in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, where he received a distinction for his thesis.