Evaluation Specialist
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Master degree in design and management of development projects Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Master-equivalent in Economics Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Simona has 15 years of experience in the international development arena, managing large development programs and leading complex evaluations across the globe. She has in-depth knowledge of evaluation methodologies and processes at the corporate, sector, country and project levels and of the evaluation architecture in large organizations. For IFAD, in addition to the preparation of the Evaluation Manual, she was the Lead Evaluator for various country level evaluations, impact evaluations and the Annual Report on the Results and Impact of Operations. Before joining IFAD, she was an Evaluation Specialist for finance and private sector operations at the Asian Development Bank.
Professional affiliations and distinctions Member of the International Development Evaluation Association
15 years of development experience covering Latina America, Africa, the Middle East, Central and South East Asia.
15 years of international evaluation experience.
2020 Rome, Italy
2018 Manila, Philippines
2014 Rome, Italy
2012 Rome, Italy
Evaluation Specialist Independent Office of Evaluation IFAD
Evaluation Specialist Independent Evaluation Department Asian Development Bank
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Results and Impact Assessment Officer UNCCD