Chris leads the technical implementation and oversight of monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) contracts for Social Impact around the world.
His over 15 years of experience includes long-term, field-based senior management and technical positions in Indonesia, Liberia, the West Bank, and Afghanistan where he put into practice pioneering evaluation approaches and award-winning collaboration, learning, and adapting (CLA) techniques.
Chris served as Chief of Party of Social Impact’s four-year developmental evaluation (DE) of USAID’s flagship maternal newborn health activity in Indonesia. Previously, he served as Deputy Chief of Party on Social Impact’s Liberia Strategic Analysis, delivering technical expertise and operationalizing CLA.
In addition, Chris has advised on MEL for USAID, the US Dept. of State, and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Egypt, Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Liberia, Macedonia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Somalia. He has built MEL systems for activities working on access to justice, rule of law, local governance, positive youth development, humanitarian assistance, infectious diseases, maternal and child health, and health systems strengthening.
Chris has a MPA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a BS from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.