People & partners
Kandi Shejavali is a senior-level professional with eighteen years of multi-sectoral experience in international development, national social policy, and international trade-related fields, with a focus on monitoring and evaluation (M&E)-related functions.
Specializing in designing and implementing rigorous yet readily implementable results-based M&E systems, Kandi relishes opportunities to apply international best M&E practices and principles to programs spanning various sectors. Her approach is aimed at producing fit-for-purpose, project-specific M&E frameworks and tools that are practical to apply, and that yield the information necessary to fulfil accountability and learning objectives, even within complex programs. She also has a special interest in the areas of M&E data quality considerations, results reporting (including data visualization), and M&E capacity-building.
Aside from her consulting work with OPM, Kandi’s assignments have included being an M&E consultant to UNDP and UNICEF, serving as the M&E Director of the 5-year, USD304.5 million Millennium Challenge Corporation programme in Namibia, and being M&E Advisor to the National Planning Commission in the Office of the President of Namibia. She has worked in multi-cultural environments throughout her career.
Specific country experience (i.e., projects’ target countries) includes: Ghana; India; Kenya; Namibia; Nepal; Nigeria; South Africa; Tanzania; and Zambia.
Sector/thematic experience inludes: oil and gas; public works as social protection; financial inclusion; climate change; education; agriculture; land; tourism; health; implementation management/ governance; poverty; and child rights.