David Fleming has over 10 years’ experience supporting clients to make evidence-informed decisions about how to deliver the greatest impact in conflict and crisis settings. He is experienced in designing and leading evaluations of programmes and strategies focussed on conflict prevention, peacebuilding and humanitarian assistance.
He leads Itad’s work with the UK CSSF (Conflict, Stability and Security Fund). Over the last five years he has established and led two regional evidence and learning units for CSSF across 15 countries in Eastern and North Africa, helping to measure the effect of a whole-of-government approach to tackling conflict and instability overseas. He has also directed a number of evaluations of global efforts to improve the quality and effectiveness of support to tackling complex humanitarian emergencies.
He is an experienced trainer and regularly facilitates workshops on strengthening evidence of what works in conflict and stabilisation contexts.