Deputy Director, German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval)
Sven Harten is Deputy Director at DEval – German Institute for Development Evaluation - and heading the Competence Centre for Evaluation Methodologies. He holds a PhD in Political Science from the LSE and has more than 20 years of experience in designing, implementing and managing evaluations in the field of development cooperation. Main evaluation themes are currently climate change adaptation, financial cooperation (especially blended finance), private sector (MSME) as well as evaluation criteria, quality and standards. Previously, Sven worked at the World Bank (IFC), the European Commission as well as evaluation consultancy firms. He lived more than 10 years in developing countries (Africa and Latin America).