Dr Greet Peersman is currently the Co-Director of the Evidence and Evaluation Hub at ANZSOG. She has more than 30 years’ experience in monitoring, evaluation and research in public health and international development (focus areas include: child protection, civil society, governance, health promotion, health services, HIV/AIDS, human rights, malaria, social change, tuberculosis). She has been the Deputy Director of the BetterEvaluation since 2013, an international collaboration to improve evaluation theory and practice.
Her previous positions include: Senior Evaluation Advisor to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Geneva; Deputy Director for M&E of the Global AIDS Program at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta; Program Director of the Centre for the Evaluation of Health Promotion and Social Interventions (EPPI-Centre) at the University of London, London.
Her areas of expertise are: M&E system strengthening, M&E capacity-strengthening at individual and organizational levels; performance monitoring and reporting; program evaluation of large-scale programs implemented by government or not-for-profits. Dr Peersman has provided M&E support to a range of bi-lateral and multi-lateral agencies, government departments and NGOs in Australia and more than 15 countries around the world.
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].