Isabel Vogel's profile pictureCombining academic and practitioner experience, I have worked with a range of organisations and programmes in the UK and internationally.

Selected clients and assignments, 2013-14

  • Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence, DFID: Team Leader Evaluation, 2014 – 17 (Read more)
  • Climate Change and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN): Final Evaluation Core Team, 2014-15
  • Making All Voices Count, Hivos/ DFID: Deputy Team Leader, Evaluation, 2013-18
  • Humanitarian Innovation and Evidence Programme, DFID: Evaluation Core Team, 2013-18 (Read more)
  • CGIAR CRP Livestock and Fish (ILRHI): Theory of Change and design of M&E framework
  • Hivos: Strategic Programme Development, Lobby and Advocacy
  • Amplify Programme: Evaluation and ToC Adviser
  • CARIAA, IDRC: Theory of Change and design of M&E framework
  • Practical Action: Strategic Evaluation of Knowledge Services
  • British Red Cross: International Division Theory of change
  • The Third Pole, China Dialogue: ToC and M&E design
  • DFID DRC, Complexity-informed theories of change, with Adaptive Thinking: Programme design
  • Accountability Tanzania (AcT)
  • Sightsavers, UK
  • Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University, Netherlands
  • Department for International Development: International development sector review of theory of change practice: report, articles and training material
  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation (UK): ToC and Evaluation in Policy and Research programmes
  • Long-term institutional experience in knowledge brokering and research uptake through senior management roles at the UK’s Department for International Development and Institute of   Development Studies, including programme design and management, supporting international networks, and monitoring and evaluation of research uptake programmes.

Professional accreditations and qualifications

  • PhD in Gender and Social Change in Chile from University of Liverpool
  • Accreditation as DFID Evaluator
  • Member of UK Evaluation Society
  • Project Management, range of methods
  • Coaching for Managers

Selected publications

Vogel, I (2012) Review of the use of ‘Theory of Change’ in International development, DFID Research Paper, Department for International Development

Fisher, C., Vogel, I. (2008) Locating the power of in-between: how research brokers and intermediaries support evidence-based pro-poor policy and practice (PDF), Draft Working Paper, Strategic Learning Initiative, Institute of Development Studies

Vogel, I., Wendt, D. and Wolfe, R. (2007) In the Know: Conceptualising information interventions in international development (PDF), Draft Working Paper, Strategic Learning Initiative, Institute of Development Studies

Deak, A., Pettit, J., Taylor, P. and Vogel, I. (2006) ‘Learning for Social Change: exploring concepts, methods and practice’ , IDS

S. Barrientos, A. Bee, A. Matear, and I. Vogel (1999) Women and Agribusiness. Working Miracles in the Chilean Fruit Export Sector, Women’s Studies at York Series, Macmillan

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