Methods Adviser, IEG, World Bank (WB)
Jos Vaessen (PhD) is Methods Advisor at the World Bank. He has been working in evaluation research since 1998, first as an academic evaluation consultant and later on as a lead evaluator. He has conducted and led evaluations for multilateral and bilateral development organizations in a range of policy fields such as agriculture, environment, science, education, health and others. Since 2016 he has been leading the Methods Advisory Function at the Independent Evaluation Group. He is active in the evaluation capacity development space and dedicates part of his time to working at the Global Evaluation Initiative. Jos has authored several internationally peer-reviewed publications and regularly serves on evaluation reference groups and advisory panels of peer organizations.