Evaluation Officer
Jeanette Frances Cooke
United Kingdom
English, Italian, French
+39 06 5459 2494
Master’s in Water Management, specialised in Community Water Supply Cranfield University, United Kingdom
Bachelors (with honours) in Business Studies University of Brighton, United Kingdom
Jeanette is an evaluation officer. She has led and supported evaluations at the project and country level and conducted evaluation syntheses. Before working in the Independent Office of Evaluation, she mainly worked in the area of agricultural and rural development, providing technical thematic expertise to projects and supporting research, operations and knowledge management. She has contributed to the design, supervision and evaluation of rural and agricultural development projects in sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia. Before IFAD, she worked for the Water Research centre in the UK and provided consultancy services to international development agencies including non-governmental organizations.
Professional affiliations and distinctions Awarded “Bedford Pumps” prize for “best student” on the MSc Water Management 2005/2006
12 years of work experience in international development
6 years of work experience in independent evaluation
2023 Italy
2021 Italy
2016 Italy
2007 Italy
2003 United Kingdom
Evaluation Officer Independent Office of Evaluation, IFAD
Temporary Professional Officer Independent Office of Evaluation, IFAD
Evaluation Research Analyst Independent Office of Evaluation, IFAD
Rural and agricultural development consultant various development agencies
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