Wondimu Wolde provides strategic analysis and guidance within ME&A’s monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) practice area. He is responsible for developing and implementing win strategies for MEL technical proposals against request for proposal requirements; conceptualizing and writing MEL plans for technical proposals and projects; and providing management, technical oversight, and quality assurance of performance evaluations ME&A performs for USAID and the U.S. Department of State. In this capacity, he has served as project director for more than ten ME&A evaluations and assessments.
Mr. Wolde brings to ME&A more than 25 years of international development experience in program design, monitoring and evaluation, capacity development, and training across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Before joining ME&A, he served as a monitoring and evaluation technical manager, specialist, and director for several international development firms and international nongovernmental organizations, including serving for almost four years in Iraq as monitoring and evaluation director of the USAID/Iraq Community Action Program. Much of his early international development career involved monitoring and evaluation data collection in the field. Mr. Wolde holds an M.S. in development studies from the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom, and a B.S. in agricultural economics from Alemaya University in Ethiopia. He is bilingual in Amharic.