Bouchra Atkinson has substantial experience as an evaluator, impact and learning specialist in the fields of sustainable development, research for development and governance.
She joins Matter of Focus after working as an Associate Consultant for NIRAS-LTS and ITAD supporting the evaluation of the UK government funded Global Challenges Research Fund.
Bouchra previously worked as the development lead consultant for the evaluation of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s (RAEng) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation and led on monitoring, evaluation, and impact for the 9-year DFID and UK Research Council funded programme Ecosystems Services for Poverty Alleviation.
Bouchra has an interest in the impact assessment of complex programmes, whose outcomes cannot be easily captured with quantitative statistics. With experience in the development sector, Bouchra is keen to apply her learning and passion for impact to support public service organisations to develop and improve monitoring, evaluation and learning.