Alexandra Cosman


Office: Boston Year: 2017

Alexandra Cosman is the Director of Active Performance Management at Social Finance. She is responsible for ongoing project oversight, reporting, and performance management once Pay for Success projects have launched. Alexandra works with project partners to ensure that data collection systems are efficient and effective, and that evaluation protocols are practical and implemented appropriately. She conducts data analysis to guide project tracking, course correction, and rapid feedback, and facilitates close engagement and information sharing with investors.

Prior to joining Social Finance, Alexandra was a consultant specializing in data management and evaluation protocols. Earlier in her career, she worked on cost-effectiveness, fidelity monitoring, and sustainability during the scale-up of two rigorously-evaluated public health programs in sub-Saharan Africa. Alexandra began her career at the UN Refugee Agency, where she worked with implementing partners to provide services to refugees in various developing country contexts. Alexandra holds a MSc in Mathematics from University College London (1st Class Honors), and an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School.