Fiona TalcottFiona has more than 25 years’ experience as a practitioner and as a consultant working in civil society development, governance, and monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America, providing management and technical support to a diverse range of government and non-governmental organisations in both local and international contexts.  Her main areas of expertise are in:

  • Developing civil society organisations’ capacity and good governance – including policy and organisational development, advocacy and influencing;
  • Promoting good civil society-government relations – including through enabling environments and processes for participatory democracy;
  • Building civil society networks, collaboration and co-ordination;
  • Supporting volunteerism, active citizenship and informal citizen action.
  • Research and MEL using qualitative and quantitative including participatory approaches, performance frameworks, theory of change, logframes, evaluability assessment, contribution analysis, surveys and questionnaires, impact grids, and case studies;
  • Fund management – including policy, process, and performance framework development; assessing applications; budgeting; and facilitating lesson sharing.

Fiona has an undergraduate degree in ‘Management in the Developing World’ from George Mason University, Virginia, USA and a Master’s degree in the Anthropology of Development from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).

Related Projects

Christian Aid, Accountable Governance Learning Assessment of Programmes (Kenya & Bangladesh)