Engaged in humanitarian action and development in Africa and Asia since 1984. Worked as an independent consultant from 1996, focusing initially on designing development projects and providing M&E training and subsequently leading independent reviews and evaluations.
Have to date now led or been a member of 60 evaluations for a wide range of clients, covering a broad range of programme areas. Well regarded internationally. Led the first real time evaluation of an international response for UN Headquarters, the Inter-Agency Real Time Evaluation of the International Humanitarian Response to the Crisis in Darfur, 2005-2006. Recognised for good evaluation practice – an evaluation of WFP’s food assistance and support for repatriation of Iraqi and Afghan refugees in Iran was included as a best practice example in Evaluating humanitarian action using the OECD-DAC criteria: An ALNAP guide for humanitarian agencies, 2006. Currently engaged in an evaluation of protection in humanitarian action for DFAT.
1995 to date
Clients have included UK DFID, USAID, the EU, Australian DFAT and a large number of UN agencies and INGOs