Senior Evaluation Officer
Mònica 
Lomeña-Gelis, PhD
Spain
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PhD Sustainability Universitat Politècnica Catalunya, Spain
M.Sc. Environment and Int. Dev University of East Anglia, UK
Bachelor in Environmental Sciences Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain
Monica is an environmentalist and evaluator with several years of experience in Latin America and Africa. Before joining IOE, she worked as Principal Evaluation Officer at the African Development Bank (2017-2019). Previously, she did evaluation consultancy for IFAD, coordinated development projects in the Sahel and worked as Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for United Nations Capital Development Fund from Dakar (2010-2016). She started in evaluation as a Research Fellow at the Independent Office of Evaluation and Oversight of the InterAmerican Development Bank (2007-2010). She also worked in the NGO sector in Bolivia (2002-2005) and in the environmental private sector in Spain (2000-2002).
Professional affiliations and distinctions Prize to the best PhD candidate presentation at the European Evaluation Society Conference, 2012 Volunteer for the Senegalese Evaluation Network (SenEval) since 2010 Engagement since PhD research (2010)
21 years experience in international environmental development
14 years experience in evaluation.
2019 Rome, Italy
2017 Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
2015 Rome, Italy
2010 Dakar, Senegal
2007 Washington DC, USA
2002 Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
1999 Barcelona, Spain
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