Petra Krylová was a policy analyst working with Owen Barder on the Commitment to Development Index and Europe Beyond Aid initiatives. Prior to joining CGD, Petra lectured and researched on project management, evaluation, and development assistance (of primarily non-DAC donors) at Palacky University, Czech Republic. She is a former director of a NGO that focused on development education and awareness raising in the Czech Republic. She served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Czech national platform of development NGOs. Petra is a graduate from Palacky University with a MA (Hons) in International Development Studies.