Rob D. Van den Berg
Dutch (Netherlands)
English, Dutch German, French
+31 6 2054 2826
Visiting Professor King's College London
Honorary Associate Institute of Development Studies
Master's in History(distinction) Groningen University, Netherlands
Rob is an internationally recognized evaluation expert who has worked on the key issues of our times: the nexus between humanity and the environment, and transformational change for the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement. Starting in 1980 at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he became involved in evaluation from 1999 onwards in various positions and has advocated for innovation, governance, ethics and system perspectives. Since 2007 he has organized five major international conferences on evaluation issues, ranging from climate change to transformational change, as well as high-level Wilton Park meetings addressing new frontiers in evaluation.
Professional affiliations and distinctions Member of the Advisory Council of Wilton Park Advisor to the Climate Investment Funds Honorary member of the CERES research school, Utrecht, the Netherlands Chair of the OECD/DAC Evaluation Network: 2002-2004 Faculty member of IPDET: 2000-2016
41 years of experience in international development, research funding, teaching and evaluation
21 years at the leadership level in international evaluation
2015 London, UK
2004 Washington, USA
1999 The Hague, the Netherlands
1980 The Hague, the Netherlands
Visiting Professor Evaluation of Sustainable Development King's College London
President International Development Evaluation Association
Director Independent Evaluation Office The Global Environment Facility World Bank
Director Policy and Operations Evaluation Department Foreign Affairs
[multiple positions held] International Cooperation Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs The Hague, the Netherlands
Van den Berg, Rob D., Cristina Magro and Marie-Hélène Adrien (eds.) (in press)  
Van den Berg, Rob D., Penny Hawkins and Nicoletta Stame, eds. (in press)  
Uitto, Juha I., Jyotsna Puri and Rob D. van den Berg (eds.)   (2017).