Richard joined INTRAC in July 2020. He is a senior consultant in monitoring, evaluation and learning with a passion for empowerment, partnership, data driven adaptation and capacity building. He has 12 years’ experience of working on development programmes across Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. This experience includes seven spent at international NGOs and networks, including Christian Aid and Family for Every Child, and four years as a consultant, firstly at Keystone Accountability and most recently for IMC Worldwide.
Richard has extensive experience in designing, managing and strengthening MEL systems for civil society organisations working on a wide variety of thematic areas, notably livelihoods, child protection, education, health, climate resilience and women’s rights. He also has a strong track record in conducting evaluations, using both quantitative and qualitative tools, and providing training to build the MEL capacity of staff and organisations. His experience of donors includes DFID, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), Irish Aid, EC, Comic Relief and Foundations. Richard holds a BA Economics and Politics from The University of Leeds, and a MA International Development: Development Management from the University of Manchester. He lives in Kampala, Uganda and has spent time living and working in Bangladesh and Ghana.