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Jesse McConnell

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Associate Consultant
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Jesse has over 10 years of professional experience in international development, having focused on applied social research, monitoring and evaluation, and democratic governance. Jesse has worked as a consultant with OPM since 2009 on a variety of projects. Jesse’s interests include fragile and conflict-affected states (recently working in Pakistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic) as well as designing M&E systems for complex programme designs seeking systemic and transformational change.

A sample of the projects that Jesse has worked on for OPM include data quality reviews for the Millennium Challenge Account in Namibia (2011-2014), programme evaluations (responsible finance and leadership for SEEP, 2013-2014), developing a monitoring system for the Namibia financial sector (2013), and most recently designing an M&E system for a multi-year climate change study in South Asia with 10 different implementation locations in 4 countries with an emergent governance systems design (2014-present). 

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