Bancy Ngatia is a Research Assistant at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her professional interests include quantitative and qualitative data analysis, data quality, increasing research impact, communication of research, implementation science, maternal and child health, mental health, scientific writing and publishing. Her current research is aimed at developing standardised guidance and tools for evaluating child growth, particularly for preterm and term infants. A biostatistician by training, she has worked with both observational and clinical trial data sets and collaborated with researchers in multiple projects and countries. She also possesses both project management and stakeholder engagement experience.