Lead Evaluation Officer, Independent Office of Evaluation, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
S. Nanthikesan is a Lead Evaluation Officer at the Independent Office Evaluation of International Fund for Agricultural Development. He has over 25 years of development and evaluation experience. As the head of corporate level and thematic evaluations at IFAD and UNDP he had conducted several complex evaluations, including a recently completed thematic evaluation of IFAD’s support to smallholder farmers’ adaptation to climate change. In addition, to leading global evaluations, he has conducted several country and project evaluations. He received his academic training and research experience at Harvard University and MIT.