Katherine Dobson

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Advisor

Katherine Dobson

Katherine Dobson is a mixed-methods evaluator and applied researcher with ten years’ experience advising international and community development programs in Timor-Leste, Cambodia and Australia.

She has primarily worked in the fields of gender-based violence, education and vocational training, sustainable livelihoods, agriculture, resilience and sanitation. Most recently, Katherine worked as Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning Director for Mercy Corps in Timor-Leste, leading those components across a US$16m portfolio, comprised of USAID, USDA, EU, DFAT, KOICA and private foundation grants.

Katherine has a Master of Evaluation degree, which underpins her practical research and evaluation experience. Katherine is passionate about using evaluation process and findings to facilitate learning, shape strategy and improve programming – and using participatory approaches that draw on the strengths of participants and partners.