Anne joined INTRAC in 1997 having lived and worked overseas in development and health with VSO (Voluntary Services overseas) in Nepal, Save UK in Sri Lanka and Overseas Development Assistance (now the UK Department for International Development) in Bangladesh for 15 years. She was successful in gaining ODA sponsorship, through its prestigious Associate Professional Officer Scheme, to do an MSC in Community Health at Liverpool University.
The focus of Anne’s work in Bangladesh with Overseas Development Assistance was as team leader to a multi funded programme of support to NGOs providing Maternal and Child Health Care and Family Planning. This was the start of her interest in working with civil society organisations. The experience of working in close proximity to sixty one Bangladesh NGOs leading a team of twenty one staff providing capacity building support through developing Organisational Capacity Assessment Tools and Monitoring the progress of capacity development over a period of four years.
Since joining INTRAC in 1997, Anne has taken the lead in developing an NGO strengthening programme in Central Asia and delivered on consultancies across the world in organisational development, monitoring and evaluation, Strategic planning and partner capacity building. She has also developed and delivered on many INTRAC open training programmes. She has worked across Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Australia, North Africa, Europe, UK, Ireland and the Middle East. From August 2018 Anne moved to the role of INTRAC Associate.
Anne’s main passion is developing robust M&E processes that come from good quality planning (Theory of Change, Log framing), developing monitoring systems and finally supporting organisations who want to measure the impact of their work. She has also been the INTRAC lead trainer on Advanced M&E and provided numerous ‘In House Training’ courses.
Evaluation of the Global Network for Disaster Risk Reduction’s Frontline programme
Using beneficiary feedback to improve development programmes
External review of the Impact Assessment for Mary’s Meals programmes in Malawi, Zambia and Liberia
What I have learned about learning during COVID-19