Sadaf Knight serves as chief executive officer of Florida Policy Institute. She has more than 15 years of experience in public policy research, advocacy, and nonprofit management. Her areas of expertise include revenue, economic development, and community development policy. Prior to joining FPI, Sadaf was the vice president, policy and research at Carolina Small Business Development Fund. Her previous experience also includes serving as a policy analyst and community leadership fellow at MassBudget and a program manager at New York Jobs with Justice (now called Align NY). Sadaf holds certificates in non-profit management and community development finance. She received a Bachelor of Science in conservation & resource studies from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Urban Planning from Columbia University.