Paul Sijssens

Areas of expertise: Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning (PMEL), Program Management, Value Chain Analysis & Development
Office: The Netherlands

“I am a result-oriented professional using common sense and analytical skills.”

Paul is a specialist in rural development programme management and local governance, and an experienced consultant in project formulation, review, and evaluation. He holds an MSc from Wageningen University, where he graduated in tropical agriculture and development economics. He has 30 years’ experience in the implementation and management of rural development and local governance projects. Paul has worked on long-term assignments for international NGOs, as well as for the Netherlands bilateral aid agency (DGIS), mostly in East Africa.

Paul is fully conversant with participatory methodologies, logical framework analysis, and ValueLinks, and has demonstrated sharp analytical skills, resulting in concise, but precise, reporting. He has good knowledge of regional situations and developments. Paul lived and worked in Africa for 15 years, of which 9 years in Tanzania, and 5 years in Mozambique. He has excellent working knowledge of English, Portuguese and Swahili.

All areas of expertise

  • Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning (PMEL)
  • Programme development and evaluation
  • Program Management and local governance
  • Value Chain Analysis & Development