Evaluation reimagined.
Dedicated to our beautiful planet. To a partnership between people and nature. To harmony between societies. To valuing lives in the Global South equal to those in the North. To every person who deserves a life of hope and fulfilment.

MY TOPICS

Evaluation for Development with all its posts has transformed into Evaluation for Transformation.

I write about evaluation as a ‘beautiful practice’ - but a practice that has to change to meet the demands of this era. Below are my topics. Please scroll to the bottom of the page for the most recent posts, to subscribe to updates and to contact me. You can also read more about my work in my bio here and my CV here.

Transformative Development
SYSTEMS CHANGE AND TRANSFORMATION

Key issues, approaches and methods towards transformative development, flourishing ecosystems, and achieving the SDGs.

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BRIDGING CULTURES, DECOLONISING EVALUATION

We need new narratives, theories, models and methods to counter single stories about ‘development’, and about evaluation.

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Culture and Decolonisation
Titbits
BOOKS, ARTICLES AND TITBITS

I read obsessively about evaluation, development, science, life, and macro trends worldwide. Here are some resources and issues I find inspiring, intriguing, or disconcerting. 

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EVALUATION AS PRACTICE

Random perspectives, trends, innovations and methods that are shaping or can shape evaluation.

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Evaluation as Practice
Research Quality and Impact
EVALUATING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

Scientific knowledge is crucial for sustainable development – and so is good evaluation of research portfolios, quality and impact.

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GUEST BLOGGERS

Valued colleagues write about a wide range of subjects, including for and with Young and Emerging Evaluators (YEEs).

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Yees and Guests

RECENT POSTS

Titbits
“No Lines”. For Blue Marble Evaluation.
**5 min read** Blue Marble Evaluation. It is good to have been engaged in it from the beginning, and to be on its Advisory Council. It is the future of evaluation if we wish to contribute to urgently needed transformations ...
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Evaluation as Practice
Leaving no-one behind?
**8 min read** I re-post this post - originally published on Evaluating Sustainable Development Goals. "To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe." "It is well for the heart to ...
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Evaluation as Practice
Diamonds for AWARD: Evaluation and the quest for African Women Science Leaders
**9 min read** I re-post this post - originally published on Evidence Matters of EvalPartners - as illustration of an integrated approach to determining and understanding individual capacity development and empowerment, using theory-based evaluation as well as a tailored "Four ...
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