Associate Professor Greet Peersman has more than 30 years’ experience in M&E in public health and international development (focus areas include: child protection, civil society, governance, health promotion, health services, HIV/AIDS, human rights, malaria, tuberculosis). She has been the Deputy Director of the BetterEvaluation Project since 2013, an international collaboration to improve evaluation theory and practice.
Previous positions include:
Dr Peersman has provided M&E support to a range of international and donor agencies (including DFAT, DFID, EU, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis, UNAIDS, UNICEF, UNOPS, USAID, WHO, World Bank). She has worked with government departments and NGOs on M&E system strengthening in a wide range of countries in Africa, Asia and Latin & South America.
Dr Peersman has published widely, including global standards and normative guidance for M&E, M&E tools, evaluation reports, systematic reviews and peer-reviewed papers. She is the co-editor and a co-author of the book Using research for effective health promotion [Open University Press, 2001] and Global advances in HIV/AIDS monitoring and evaluation [New Directions for Evaluation 2004: 103].
Beginning in 2017, Dr Peersman will be co-leading topical workshops for ANZSOG.