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Okkar Mandalay joined ERS in October 2019 as an agricultural economist in the Farm Economy Branch. Prior to joining ERS, Okkar served in the United States Army for eight and a half years.
Okkar received a B.A. in Physics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and an M.Sc. in International and Development Economics from the University of San Francisco.