Elise Tosun is a principal in Bridgespan’s Boston office. Since joining in 2012, she has worked with both nonprofits and foundations in a number of practice areas, including Public Health, Education, and Children, Youth, and Families. Her case work has included supporting foundations to make strategic investments in early childhood care and education, strategic planning with an education nonprofit focused on dropout prevention, and supporting a national public health network to develop and test several new initiatives.
Prior to joining Bridgespan, Elise had experience in management consulting with McKinsey and in direct service with the nonprofit microfinance institution ACCION USA. She started her career in economic research, working on financial services projects abroad in India and in Washington DC at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
Elise holds a MPA in International Development from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, as well as a BA in Economics from Wellesley College.