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Elisa Sandri


Elisa Sandri is a consultant with substantial experience in monitoring, evaluation and research in the humanitarian sector and international development.

Her main expertise covers migration, displacement and humanitarian assistance. She has designed and implemented evaluations using mixed methods and specialising in qualitative and participatory approaches. A theme that cuts across her work is ethics in evaluation, an area where she has built on Itad’s principles to develop guidance and processes at Itad.

Elisa previously worked as a researcher for the Norwegian Refugee Council, the University of Sussex, Sport England and Mekong Migration Network. She has published peer-reviewed articles, conference papers and a book chapter based on her research on informal humanitarian aid for refugees in Northern France. She is a Research Associate at the University of Sussex and regularly serves as a peer reviewer for academic journals that focus on forced migration. She is a trustee of the Hummingbird Refugee Project.

Elisa has an MA with distinction in Anthropology of Development from the University of Sussex and a BA in Social Anthropology from SOAS.

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