Member Details -Riccardo Polastro

Riccardo Polastro

Regional Evaluation Adviser East Asia and the Pacific Regional Office
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
and Member

Duty Station BKK

UNEG Member Since

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Riccardo is the Regional Evaluation Adviser at UNICEF Regional Office for East Asia and the Pacific. He has twenty years of experience in humanitarian affairs and development aid having worked in over than seventy five countries for the United Nations, the International Movement of the Red Cross, NGOs, donor agencies and private firms.  Before joining UNICEF he was a Principal at IOD PARC and the Head of Evaluation at DARA.

Riccardo has carried out policy and operational evaluations and reviews funded by BPRM, Canadian DFAT, Danida, DFID, DG ECHO, IASC, ICRC, KOIKA, NMFA, OCHA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNDP, SDC, Sida and other organizations. He lectured in several university-level Masters programs and provided professional training on results based management. He holds an MPhil in Peace and Security, an MA in International Relations.  Riccardo obtained his Maitrise of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. He served as ALNAP steering committee member.

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