Instructor Biography - Michael Bamberger



Michael Bamberger has evaluated development programs throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. He worked for more than a decade with NGOs in Latin America. During his 22 years with the World Bank, he worked on M&E in many different sectors, including housing and urban development, gender, education, and transport. Since retiring from the Bank, he has consulted with a number of UN, bilateral, and government agencies and with NGOs. He has published widely on development evaluation and served on the advisory board of many leading evaluation journals. He is a member of the UNDP Independent Evaluation Office International Evaluation Advisory Committee. Over the past 3 years he has been advising the Evaluation Office of the Rockefeller Foundation on ways to use mobile phones and other ICTs ways to strengthen equity-focused evaluation, and he recently completed a consultancy with UN Global Pulse on the integration of big data into the evaluation of development programs. He has been on the IPDET faculty since 2001.

Michael will be instructing the following workshop(s):

IIIf - Integrating Big Data into the Evaluation of Development Programs