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Research impact

Through our evaluation, learning and strategy services we support our partners to maximise the impact of their research to ensure that it is used, informs learning, and impacts policy and practice. By working on research supply and demand, we help our partners build effective evidence ecosystems that support sustainable development.

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Stefanie Wallach

Associate Partner

Stefanie Wallach is Itad's US Director. She has over 20 years' experience in international development programme leadership...

Jon Cooper


Jon Cooper co-leads Itad's work on health and education. He specialises in sexual reproductive health, global health security...


Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning for the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED)

The effects of climate change are felt most acutely by people living in some of the most vulnerable countries in the world....


GDNet M&E Technical Support 2009-2014

Itad’s supported and facilitated GDNet’s monitoring, evaluation and learning activities, and drafted a final report in 2014.


Evaluation of DFID’s Humanitarian Innovation and Evidence Programme

The Humanitarian Emergency Response Review (HERR), chaired by Lord Ashdown, emphasised the need to improve the evidence base...


Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence (BCURE)

The effective use of research and evidence can play a crucial role in making policy more successful. However, while...

Melanie Punton

Head of Knowledge Management

Melanie Punton is an expert in theory-based evaluation and qualitative methods. She is the Head of Knowledge Management at...


Oceans and Fisheries Synthesis Review

Itad conducted a review of the Rockefeller Foundation's Oceans and Fisheries initiative to identify factors influencing the...

Sam McPherson


Sam McPherson is a Partner at Itad and co-leads our work on health and education. He oversees our relationships with external...

Chris Barnett


Chris Barnett is a Partner at Itad. He is a leader in research, evaluation and international development with over 20 years’...

Rob Lloyd

Managing Partner

Rob Lloyd is Itad's Managing Partner.

Abdulkareem Lawal

Principal Consultant

Abdulkareem Lawal is a Principal Consultant with 30 years’ experience in research, international development and academia.


Review and strategic support to GDNet

Itad was contracted to conduct a mid-term review of GDNet. We reviewed its effectiveness, networking, user experience and...


Independent evaluation of infoDev as a World Bank global partnership program

Itad, partnered with Universalia, evaluated the performance of the infoDev programme over the last four years.


Evaluation of PreventionWeb and related UNISDR information services for disaster risk reduction

Itad conducted an evaluation of PreventionWeb, the UN's International Strategy for Disaster Reduction's knowledge portal.


Strategic support to the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) Research Programme

Itad designed a reporting and monitoring system, to improve the quality of information available to the funders & Directorate...