Scott Chaplowe

Scott Chaplowe is an evaluation and strategy specialist with more than 24 years’ experience working with civic, public, and private organizations seeking sustainable solutions for social and environmental challenges. Most recently, he worked as the Director of Evidence, Monitoring and Evaluation for the Climate Change portfolio at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), and previously was the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). His work has taken him to more than 40 countries, engaging with stakeholders ranging from CEOs to refugees. In addition to transformational evaluation, his research interests and experience include complex systems analysis, evaluation capacity development, participatory evaluation and pedagogy, and community resilience. Scott has authored articles, books, guidelines and other resources on evaluation and development, most notably the book Monitoring and Evaluation Training: A Systematic Approach (Chaplowe & Cousins, 2016, Sage Publications). He has taught at universities in both the United States and abroad (China and Taiwan), and has provided professional development workshops globally for six professional evaluation associations. Mr. Chaplowe serves on the American Evaluation Association’s International Working Group as its representative to EVALSDGS, and he is active in several other international evaluation forums, including EvalPartners, the International Evaluation Academy, and Blue Marble Evaluation.

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