Hayden is an Associate Consultant at Cicero Group where he has had a breadth of experience in the private equity, social impact, education and market research spaces. His past work includes supporting 27 school districts with learning acceleration post-Covid, leading focus groups across 12 countries for one of the world’s largest non-profits, and working with the Mayor of a major U.S. city to design and implement an equity-focused workforce development program. Prior to joining Cicero Group, Hayden worked with the OECD Centre for Skills to advise the Portuguese Secretary of State on adult education programming. He also worked with the World Bank to develop social security policy recommendations in Vietnam and track global migration policy changes during Covid-19. Outside of research and consulting, Hayden is the founder of a non-profit after school program called Resilient Service that has helped hundreds of disadvantaged middle-school students across Utah become involved in community service. He has an M.A. in International Affairs from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies where was a Harvey and Lynn Meyerhoff Fellow. He also graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University where he was a Presidential Scholar.