MSc with Distinction, Environmental Sustainability, University of Edinburgh, 2011; BA, International Relations, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, 2004
Rebecca has strong evaluation expertise, including for the design and application of programmatic evaluation methodologies, particularly for large complex portfolio and programme evaluations. She has demonstrated capacity in designing, tailoring and implementing qualitative and quantitative methods in complex environmental evaluations. In her role at LTS, Rebecca provides useful management and leadership to several large-scale climate focused evaluations, including the evaluation of the Forest and Sustainable Land-use (IFLSU) Programme, the DFID climate change investments in Ethiopia, the Darwin Initiative, and the joint DFID-BEIS funded Climate Private Public Partnership Programme. As deputy team leader for the evaluation of the IFLSU programme, Rebecca supports the design and implementation of an overarching evaluation framework that seeks to generate real-time learning to support adaptive management of the IFSLU programme activities. Rebecca has experience applying a range of evaluative learning methods, including case study analysis, network analysis and contribution analysis. Through her work delivering evaluations for a variety of clients, she is well versed at translating client requirements into evaluations to generate practical and useful recommendations based on evaluation evidence. Her M&E expertise is complemented by a general understanding of emerging global climate, environmental and energy issues in a range of countries and contexts.