Joe Huston is the Chief Financial Officer at GiveDirectly, a non-profit devoted exclusively to delivering unconditional cash transfers to the extreme poor. Prior to heading GiveDirectly’s finance function, Joe spent 3 years managing operations for GiveDirectly in Kenya and Uganda, including leading the launch of GiveDirectly’s 26,000 person experimental evaluation of universal basic income in Kenya. Joe Joined GiveDirectly after working in the research and trading departments of the US asset management firm, Bridgewater Associates. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College.