Ilana Ron Levey is a Research Director at Gallup and manages a team of world-class researchers in the United States and Europe. Ms. Ron Levey leads complex research engagements for both enterprise and public sector clients and specializes in the integration of qualitative methods in voice of the customer, global survey and program evaluation engagements. She holds expert-level qualitative research skills and has facilitated thousands of in-depth interviews and focus group discussions with a diverse range of respondents from C-suite leaders to recipients of U.S. government assistance. Prior to joining Gallup, Ms. Ron Levey served as the co-director of the qualitative methods center for Abt Associates. While at Abt, she led a team of researchers working on government-funded projects for many different agencies, including the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Labor.
Ms. Ron Levey has particular interest in cross-cultural research. She worked from Johannesburg, South Africa for four years and has led complex research and consulting engagements in the United States, South Africa, Namibia, India, Botswana, Ghana, the Philippines, Nigeria, Malawi, Ethiopia, Swaziland, Zambia, Tanzania and Uganda. Ms. Ron Levey received a bachelor’s degree in political science and Middle East studies from McGill University and a master’s degree in comparative politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Ms. Ron Levey serves on the Next Generation Board of Directors of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.