Jonathan Jones is EnCompass' Director of MEL. He has led many complex evaluations and has twelve years of direct fieldwork experience in over 20 developing countries. He is a thematic expert in monitoring and evaluation of democracy assistance programs, but has led M&E efforts in several sectors. He has also designed and delivered training on different M&E topics for international development funders and partners around the world. Dr. Jones has significant experience in participatory approaches to evaluation and is adept at ensuring that the evaluation process is useful for key audiences. He believes deeply in the foundational role that evaluation plays in ensuring the right evidence is on hand to inform strategic decisions.
Dr. Jones taught graduate level courses on M&E at the George Washington University and Georgetown, and holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Florida.