Mateusz Pucilowski is an evaluation methodologist working to improve development effectiveness through the design, implementation, and utilization of policy-relevant research. At Social Impact, he leads the Impact Evaluation division.

Mateusz provides technical and managerial oversight over a portfolio of projects including impact evaluations, performance evaluations, and large-scale surveys. He specializes in evaluation capacity building and has trained hundreds of development personnel through 25+ deliveries of M&E courses around the world. In addition to client-facing work, he has acted in a variety of managerial capacities, including strategic planning, business development, systems/policy development, staff mentoring/supervision, and financial/resource management.

Prior to re-joining Social Impact, Mateusz spent a year embedded in USAID as an M&E Fellow. During this time, he provided technical and capacity building support to the Policy (PPL/LER) and Africa Bureaus (AFR/SD/ED). Having worked on M&E issues from donor and service provider perspectives, he has a keen understanding of the challenges experienced by both supply and demand sides.

Mateusz’ research focuses primarily on employment, positive youth development, and education. He has managed 25+ evaluations, presented at numerous conferences and workshops, published on evaluation, and worked in 20 countries.