Description

Development professional with 25+ years of experience in cross-sector programming promoting rights and empowerment for the socially excluded, especially survivors of trafficking and forced labor, migrants, refugees and women. Has lived and worked in Asia, Africa and Europe. Combines a unique blend of experience and ability. Evaluation skills built on more than 12 years of senior management experience, including 8 years as a Chief of Party with USAID in Albania (6 years) and Bangladesh (2 years). Sector expertise in gender-sensitive programming, combating human trafficking, social services for vulnerable populations and civil society capacity building. A strong team leader who builds a sense of inclusion, cooperation and enthusiasm among evaluation team and project stakeholders. Respect for, and use of, local knowledge and partnership is key to my work. An able practitioner of both quantitative and qualitative assessment methodologies using appreciative and participatory evaluation methodology. Worked with commercial, not-for-profit, community-based, and religious organizations in Africa, Southeast Europe, Latin America, Central and South Asia, Europe and North America.