Francesca D’Emidio is the Founder and Director of Learning and Change. Since 2017, she has been supporting INGOs and international development agencies with the development of Value for Money and Monitoring and Evaluation frameworks and is an Associate Trainer for BOND, delivering the training ‘Putting Value for Money into Practice’.
Formerly, she was a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor for ActionAid’s International Secretariat supporting the design and implementation of ActionAid’s Monitoring and Evaluation approach and leading a pilot project on Value for Money funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).
She has had experience working in Ethiopia, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, Malawi, South Africa, Mozambique, Uganda, South Sudan, Pakistan, Myanmar, Thailand, Brazil, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, Guatemala, Argentina, Chile, Dominican Republic and remotely supported programmes in a variety of other countries.
She spent most of her early career in Latin America working for a variety organizations including the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Save the Children, ACRA and others in Argentina, Dominican Republic and Honduras.