Instructor Biography - Robert D. van den Berg

Rob D. van den Berg is President of the International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS), Visiting Professor at King’s College, London, Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Development Impact, Institute of Development Studies in Brighton and a member of the Advisory Group on Evaluation and Learning of the Climate Investment Funds. Until September 2014 he was Director of GEF’s Independent Evaluation Office. He previously directed the independent Policy and Operations Review Department of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and held various positions in Dutch development cooperation. He has also chaired the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s DAC Network on Development Evaluation from 2002 to 2004. Mr. van den Berg has written extensively on global public goods, climate change, and development and other aspects of policy formulation and development cooperation. His book, Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development, co-edited with Juha Uitto and Jyotsna Puri, has just been published by Springer Verlag.

Robert will be instructing the following workshop(s):

IVb - Challenges in Evaluating the Sustainability of Development