Designation: Former chair of 3ie’s Board of Commisioners
Richard Manning was the Chair of 3ie’s Board of Commisioners.
He is a former senior UK civil servant and the former chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee. He is currently a senior research fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University.
Impact evaluation has grown in popularity as governments and development agencies have come to realise that it is the best way to assess if their programmes work or not. But will these evaluations help politicians, managers and funders know if an agency as a whole is ‘working’?