Lead Evaluation Officer
Dr. Johanna Pennarz
English, Chinese, German
+39 06 5459 2558
PhD Social Anthropology University of Munich, Germany
MA Social Anthropology Gottingen University, Germany
Johanna leads the team on project-level evaluations and evaluation synthesis in IOE. She has conducted strategic evaluations for IFAD, such as country strategy and programme evaluations, and evaluation synthesis. Johanna has been active in the evaluation community, presenting regularly at UNEG, EvalForward and ECG meetings. She also lectured at the Shanghai International Program for Development Evaluation Training (SHIPDET) in China. Previously, she has been Advisor on evaluation capacity development at the Office of the Prime Minister in Uganda, where she had a major role in developing the Ugandan Evaluation Standards, establishing the National Evaluation Week, and strengthening governance and membership of the national evaluation society.
Professional affiliations and distinctions Member of the European Evaluation Society Visiting Research Associate, Academia Sinica, Taipei
32 years experience in development research and evaluation.
7 years experience leading technical cooperation projects.
2014 Rome, Italy
2012 Uganda
2002 UK
1997 China
1991 Germany,
Lead Evaluation Officer Independent Office of Evaluation IFAD
Principal Advisor on Evaluation Capacity Building Office of the Prime Minister
Principal Evaluation Consultant ITAD
Team Leader GTZ
Research Associate ITAD China